The 2022 Biometric Technology Rally focused on the technical challenge of reliably identifying small, free-flowing groups of people opting-in to the process in crowded environments, like airports or ports of entry.
The SVIP Tech Impact Video Series highlights innovations coming out of SVIP, their practical applications and the benefits of collaborating with DHS S&T. Watch all six videos to learn more about how homeland security officials are utilizing the SVIP startup program to customize solutions for their national security needs.
This Tech Speak mini episode gives you a unique inside perspective on our 2022 Biometrics Tech Rally. Listen as Arun Vemury, program manager in the Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Biometrics and Identity Technology Center, explains what a ‘Tech Rally’ is, the challenges being addressed by the Rally, and the focus of this year’s event. Arun also gives a demonstration of the facial recognition technology being tested at the event and walks you through how it works.
Host John Verrico sits down with Arun Vemury, program manager in the Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Biometrics and Identity Technology Center, to discuss facial recognition performance and fairness.
The 2021 Biometric Technology Rally focused on evaluating the ability of systems to reliably collect and/or match images of individuals, including those wearing face masks.
S&T Quantifying the Extent to Which Race and Gender Features Determine Identity in Commercial Face Recognition Algorithms
Using data gathered from the 2018 Biometric Technology Rally, we show that commercial face, but not iris, recognition algorithms use features associated with race and gender to establish individual identity.