DHS believes biometrics can 'improve daily life'
11 August 2017 14:43 GMT

The US Department of Homeland Sexurity has tasked the University of Texas at Austin's Center for Identity with defining how biometric technology can "improve daily life for a wide range of citizens". 

The contract, revealed in NextGov, targets areas such as security, social media use and commerce, by observing their daily activities.

In the contract doc, DHS writes that  the study will observe the daily activities of citizens in order to identify opportunities where biometrics can improve their quality of life..

"The project will then identify and analyze the requirements for these daily activities to drive the selection of biometric technologies".