U.S. State Department to use technology for border security.
Identity technology developer Viisage Technology Inc. this week said it
has won a contract with the U.S. State Department to provide
face-recognition technology to be used in a border security program.
Starting in February, the Consular Affairs Office will begin using the
Viisage technology to check applicant photos for duplicates and possible
fraud in applications. The Viisage technology, based on technology the
company acquired when it purchased ZN Vision Technologies AG, was
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