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  • TOTUS Adds M.C. Dean to Reseller Network; John Hanby Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TOTUS Adds M.C. Dean to Reseller Network; John Hanby Comments

    TOTUS Solutions has chosen designer, builder and system integrator M.C. Dean to resell its LED lighting based security platforms in the private, public and education sector. M.C Dean will have access to the company’s security solutions such as fully integrated lighting, communications options and surveillance,  TOTUS Solutions announced June 26. TOTUS also offers real-time incident reporting, remote […] More

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    EMC Buys Access Mgmt Provider Aveksa; Art Coviello Comments

    EMC Corp. has acquired Aveksa, an identity and access management provider, for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed to expand EMC’s security division. Aveksa will join EMC’s RSA security division, EMC said Monday.  Privately held Aveksa’s identity and access governance and provisioning solutions will seek to provide RSA customers with secure and appropriate enterprise cloud applications access. The […] More

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    Lockheed Team Updates FBI Fingerprint ID System; Stephanie Hill Comments

    A Lockheed Martin-led team has added a new palmprint technology and other upgrades to a fingerprint identification system the FBI uses to identify suspects and solve cold cases. The FBI’s Next Generation Identification program is designed to provide biometric services to more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the country, Lockheed said Wednesday. Morpho developed […] More

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    Accenture Technology to Help Airport Scan Faces and E-Verify Passports

    Dublin Airport is testing an automated border control system that uses technology from Accenture and SITA designed to electronically verify passports, TechCentral.ie reported Monday. According to the article, Accenture’s platform uses facial recognition technology to scan passports and validate passenger information. The e-gate system at the airport’s Terminal One is open to passengers older than […] More

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    DHS Seeks Single Vendor for ID Mgmt System

    The Department of Homeland Security plans to release a solicitation in June for an identity management system intended to centralize physical and logical access to the department’s facilities, Homeland Security Today reports. Mickey McCarter writes DHS wants a single vendor for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-delivery contract, where the awardee would perform task orders for up to 10 […] More

  • Accenture to Help Build Biometric ID System for Benefits Programs; Nilaya Varma Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture to Help Build Biometric ID System for Benefits Programs; Nilaya Varma Comments

    Accenture has won a one-year contract to help a city in India implement a system for verifying its residents“™ statuses using biometrics and the country’s 12-digit individual identification number. Project goals also include determining eligible program beneficiaries of the Punjab Department of Food and Civil Supplies and address duplication and incorrect records via the Aadhaar […] More

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    CACI Wins Additional $9.7M for Biometric Programs

    CACI International has been awarded an additional $9.7 million for a biometrics program management and engineering services contract, Biometric Update reports. Under the contract, CACI and AOptix will examine the Pentagon’s Smart Mobile Identity biometrics identification package. Awarded in February, the companies will also develop a smartphone biometrics scanner for soldiers. Washington Technology reports the additional funding puts the […] More

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    CACI, AOptix Developing Smartphone Biometric Device

    In a recent $3 million Defense Department contract, CACI International and California-based technology firm AOptix will develop a biometric identification system for mobile devices. According to a Wired article, the technology is meant to allow soldiers in the field to record facial features, iris scans and other details of  people up close or from a distance using commercially […] More

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    DARPA Aiming For Mobile Device 'Behavior' Biometric Protection; Richard Guidorizzi Comments

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to develop ways to use behavioral biometrics in adding additional layers of protection onto mobile devices. DARPA met with industry representatives Friday to discuss the program’s goals and has released a solicitation for the Active Authentication Program, the agency said Tuesday. Markers such as usage patterns or […] More

  • CACI, AOptix to Deliver Mobile Biometric Devices to the Pentagon; Dan Allen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI, AOptix to Deliver Mobile Biometric Devices to the Pentagon; Dan Allen Comments

    CACI International and technology innovation firm AOptix will work together on a Defense Department contract to develop smart mobile identity devices, according to a AOptix statement. The new platform was unveiled by the company in September during the Biometrics Consortium Conference and integrates biometrics, including iris, fingerprint, face and voice recognition with smartphone technology. “AOptix has developed a […] More

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    FBI, DHS Form Iris Scanning Tech Partnership

    The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security are partnering to use iris scanning technology at border stations in identifying potential trespassers, Nextgov reports. Aliya Sternstein writes biometric databases at both DHS and the FBI must be compatible under law. DHS’ Secure Communities program has border agents cross-check foreigners' prints against prints in the FBI’s […] More

  • Harris to Provide Special Operations Forces with Falcon Radios; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Provide Special Operations Forces with Falcon Radios; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has won a $7 million delivery order from the Special Operations Command for additional Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios and accessories, according to a company statement. “The AN/PRC-117G“™s software-defined and upgradeable platform enables Special Operations Forces to use high-speed data, voice and real-time video to address its Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance requirements,“ said George […] More

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