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Iris Scans: Security Technology In Action

Iris-based security scans are the stuff of sci-fi movies, but NIST research shows how the technology can now be used in the real world to reliably identify individuals.
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Travelers who wish to take advantage of the expedited border passage program are invited to contact NEXUS, which is managed by the Canada Border Services Agency and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Information on the NEXUS website explains how eligible individuals from the U.S. or Canada may enroll in the program.

Photo courtesy of Canadian Border Services Agency

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9/3/2013 | 5:27:27 PM
re: Iris Scans: Security Technology In Action
The Canadian Border Services Agency and DHS deserve credit for putting iris recognition systems to the test in the field and sharing the data on how reliable the systems are.
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