TITLE

Biometrics in the light

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Myra
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Soldiers;Jul2009, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implementation of biometric technology in the U.S. Department of Defense as part of the department's national security strategy. DOD uses a laptop-based system called the Biometric Automated Toolset and the Handheld Interagency Detection Equipment to capture data from an individual's fingerprint, iris, and face. With a biometric database, DOD keeps a record of some known threats and can also identify if those threats are operating.
ACCESSION #
44334894

 

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