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New York DMV’s Upgraded Facial Recognition Systems Gets Strong Results

New York DMV’s Upgraded Facial Recognition Systems Gets Strong Results

Over a third of the red flags produced by the New York DMV’s facial recognition system have arrived since it was upgraded at the start of last year, according to new figures from the Governor’s office. The facial recognition system was initially deployed in 2010, when it used 64 different points of measurement in capturing…

Vermont DMV Has Been Performing Illegal Biometric Searches for Police: ACLU

Vermont DMV Has Been Performing Illegal Biometric Searches for Police: ACLU

Vermont’s DMV has been using facial recognition technology to search through its database of driver license holders at the behest of police authorities at all levels of government, says the ACLU. The civil liberties organization says it discovered the practice through internal DMV documents it was able to obtain, and is now calling for its…

New York DMV’s Facial Recognition System Catching Fraudsters

New York DMV’s Facial Recognition System Catching Fraudsters

New York State’s use of facial recognition at the DMV is paying dividends, reports WIBX. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles started using the technology in 2010. It’s designed to use facial biometrics to verify the identities of driver license applicants, helping to cut down on duplication and identity fraud. And apparently it’s working: Since…

TSA PreCheck Enrollment is Coming to the DMV

TSA PreCheck Enrollment is Coming to the DMV

Virginia residents will soon be able to enroll for TSA PreCheck at the DMV. It’s the product of a new partnership between MorphoTrust and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, which will work together to bring TSA PreCheck enrollment to nine DMV locations in the state by the end of the year, with a tenth…

Administrator Insists DMV Won’t Share Biometric Data with FBI

Administrator Insists DMV Won’t Share Biometric Data with FBI

Officials with the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are insisting that the organizations is not in talks to share driver data with the FBI, reports the Providence Journal. It’s a response to alarms raised by the American Civil Liberties Union, whose local director asked the Rhode Island DMV Administrator if the organization was…

Nebraska DMV to Implement MorphoTrust Tablet Testing

Nebraska DMV to Implement MorphoTrust Tablet Testing

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) is going to provide the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles with a tablet-based examination system for driver license testing. Called MorphoTrust RoadTest, the system is AAMVA- and FMCSA-compliant, and is designed to replace all paper-based driver license testing. MorphoTrust says the tablet itself is rugged yet lightweight, and it features handwriting recognition software…

New York, New Jersey DMVs Team Up with Biometrics

New York, New Jersey DMVs Team Up with Biometrics

New York’s use of facial recognition technology is expanding via a partnership between its Department of Motor Vehicles and that of New Jersey. The two organizations have agreed to use the technology to cross-check driver’s license applicants in each jurisdiction. New York’s DMV has already used the technology to make over 3500 arrests connected to…