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RSA Offers Eye-Based Biometric Tech With Mobile Authentication SDK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 28,  2015 — RSA has added EyeVerify‘s Eyeprint ID biometrics technology as part of the RSA Adaptive Authentication Software Development Kit for mobile applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. EyeVerify said Monday the eye-based biometric authentication function works to add another layer of security for mobile transactions and login activity. About Executive Mosaic: Founded …

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Unisys Demos CBP Face Recognition Tech at Dulles

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 19, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Unisys (NYSE: UIS) Federal deploying a facial recognition system at Dulles International Airport for live demonstrations under the Customs and Border Protection’s Land Border Integration contract. The scanner uses biometrics technology to help CBP agents detect …

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PAE Signs Deal to Buy A-T Solutions in Nat’l Security Growth Push; John Heller Comments

Arlington, Va.-based infrastructure and logistics services contractor PAE has agreed to purchase counterterrorism services provider A‑T Solutions from owners CI Capital and CoVant for an undisclosed sum. PAE said Thursday it expects to close the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals,  by the end of May and intends to build up its …

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Brian Brackeen: Kairos Adds Emotion Analytics Offering with IMRSV Acquisition

Kairos has bought emotion analysis technology firm IMRSV for an undisclosed amount in a move to integrate the IMRSV platform into Kairos’ facial biometrics portfolio. “The acquisition helps us achieve our goal of delivering enterprise quality tools to developers and making facial biometrics and emotion analysis accessible to all, ” …

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FBI Vet Scott Swann Joins Morpho’s US Arm Senior Innovation Director Role

Scott Swann, formerly a special assistant to the FBI‘s executive assistant director of science and technology, has been appointed senior director of innovation at MorphoTrak‘s criminal justice and public safety segment. Morpho said Tuesday that Swann will be in charge of its U.S.-based subsidiary’s biometric and security customer portfolio. Swann is also a former executive officer …

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Army Plans Biometrics API Contract Award to Novetta Solutions Subsidiary

The U.S. Army‘s Mission and Installation Contracting Command-West Point plans to award Novetta Solutions company IBG a sole-source contract to perform research and development work on a biometrics application program interface. MICC-West Point said in a notice posted Nov. 17 on FedBizOpps that the biometric authentication system would support the desktop and mobile Active Authentication …

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DHS Issues RFI on Potential Upgrades to Biometric System

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking information from industry on potential upgrades to the Office of Biometric Identity Management’s current biometric system in order to accommodate a growing population and emerging identity screening applications. DHS said in a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps that OBIM plans to develop a new biometric identification and analysis system that …

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Navy Awards 6 Spots on $100M Biometrics Services IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $99.4 million contract for biometric support services such as research and development and investigation work to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, S.C. received nine offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Harris Wins Special Operations Falcon Radio Orders; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $36 million in orders to supply tactical communications equipment to the U.S. Special Operations Command, intending to help personnel exchange information in real time during field operations. USSOCOM has acquired the Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G and AN/PRC-152A wideband radios with the goal of connecting soldiers to wireless …

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DHS Starts Potential $100M Biometric ID Card Program

The Department of Homeland Security has started the process to award a potential $100 million contract covering biometric identification cards for federal government workers, Nextgov reports. Aliya Sternstein writes DHS plans to replace 161, 924 cards in 2013 and 116, 172 cards in 2014 under the program. The contractor will …

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