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  • USCIS Extends Fingerprint Biometric Tech Deal With Idemia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USCIS Extends Fingerprint Biometric Tech Deal With Idemia

    Idemia‘s North American business has secured an award from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to extend the deployment of its Livescan fingerprint scanning technology to assist in conducting identity verification and criminal background checks.  Under the potential five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Idemia’s existing Livescan technology will be updated, which includes an option to use document […] More

  • Idemia to Move Identity & Security Business HQ to Virginia; Ed Casey Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Idemia to Move Identity & Security Business HQ to Virginia; Ed Casey Quoted

    Idemia will move the headquarters of its North American identity and security business from Billerica, Mass., to an 18,000-square-foot space in Reston, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Wednesday the company“™s relocation, which is expected to generate over 90 jobs, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority said Wednesday. “Moving to Northern Virginia will enable […] More

  • SwRI to Provide R&D, Technical Services to Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SwRI to Provide R&D, Technical Services to Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division

    Southwest Research Institute has received potential five-year, $39 million contract to help the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division build tactical and non-tactical systems. SwRI said Tuesday it will provide research, development, testing and support services intended to help NSWCDD address technical challenges. The nonprofit aims to help fulfill the center’s system requirements for homeland security, counterterrorism, mission assurance, force protection, unmanned systems […] More

  • DoD to Adapt Aware's Biometric Tech for Applicant Screening Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD to Adapt Aware’s Biometric Tech for Applicant Screening Platform

    Aware will provide web-based biometric products for the Defense Department‘s efforts to gather and store fingerprints as part of DoD’s new SWFT Plus Enrollment applicant screening system. The company said Tuesday its WebEnroll, BioComponents and BioSP tools are designed to collect fingerprints through a web-based biometric enrollment application in an effort to relay, sustain and secure data across the department’s divisions, […] More

  • Gemalto to Supply Electronic ID, Residence Permit Cards to Norway; Frederic Trojani Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gemalto to Supply Electronic ID, Residence Permit Cards to Norway; Frederic Trojani Comments

    Gemalto will supply electronic identification cards, residence permit cards and electronic passports to Norway under a new contract with the nation“™s national police directorate. The company will provide its Allynis Issuance and Coesys Case Management system to help prospective Norwegian citizens through the process of applying for the Sealys eID cards and ePassports as well as residence permit cards, […] More

  • Accenture-Atos-Safran Team to Support eu-LISA Visa Information & Biometric Matching Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture-Atos-Safran Team to Support eu-LISA Visa Information & Biometric Matching Systems

    A team comprised of Accenture, Safran‘s identity and security business and Atos has secured spots on a potential six-year contract from the European agency for the operational management of large-scale information technology systems in the area of freedom, security and justice. The consortium will provide application and infrastructure support for the E.U. Visa Information System and the Biometric Matching System in an […] More

  • Intellicheck Obtains Fingerprint Biometric ID Tech Patent; William Roof Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intellicheck Obtains Fingerprint Biometric ID Tech Patent; William Roof Comments

    Intellicheck Mobilisa has received a U.S. patent for a two-factor fingerprint biometric identity process developed to authenticate identity cards with both embedded fingerprint and live biometric information of a person. The patent covers a biometric fingerprint technology that complies with the Federal Information Processing standard and other U.S. government identification methods, Intellicheck said Monday. William Roof, Intellicheck CEO, […] More

  • DHS Interested in Commercial Biometric ID Tech Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Interested in Commercial Biometric ID Tech Procurement

    The Department of Homeland Security has issued a request for information on commercial off-the-shelf software applications that can help the agency to match, store, analyze and share biometric information. DHS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted April 27 the department’s Office of Biometric Identity Management is searching out business process management, reporting and analytics, data storage, […] More

  • Northrop to Maintain UK Forensic, Biometric Software; Andrew Tyler Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Maintain UK Forensic, Biometric Software; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has been selected to maintain and operate forensic and biometric software used by the U.K.’s Home Office under a two-year, $45.1 million re-compete contract award. The Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability software is part of the U.K.“™s national infrastructure for policing, Northrop said Tuesday. Andrew Tyler, Northrop’s chief executive for Europe, said the […] More

  • CACI, AOptix Developing Smartphone Biometric Device - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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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