Government, industry experts to discuss biometrics

Government and industry experts in analytics-based biometric systems are gathering in California for a technology symposium
By Richard Tomkins   |   April 28, 2014 at 2:07 PM

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Government and industry experts on analytics-based biometric systems and technologies will discuss in June the needs and challenges in the biometric arena.

Technology Training Corporation, a California-based company that organizes symposiums and training, said the discussions will be held in Arlington, Va., at the 3rd Symposium on Biometrics Systems and Technologies.

The experts, it said, will present a comprehensive picture of Department of Defense, Homeland Security, FBI and intelligence community biometric and biometric data analytics plans, needs, technical challenges, and emerging capabilities and opportunities. Among topics covered during the two-day event are: How to cope with and manage, the ever-increasing volume of biometric inputs; the latest advances in biometric data analytics for dealing with challenges in active identity authentication in mobile environments; prospects for on-demand identity intelligence; quick real-time DNA analysis.

Among those participating: Don Salo, director, Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency; Dalton Jones, senior Biometrics, Forensics and Identity Intelligence Executive, Defense Intelligence Agency; Col. Sandy Vann-Olejasz, project manager, Defense Biometrics, and others.

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