The automated methodology to uniquely identify humans using their physiological or behavioral attributes.

Recent Inquiries

Staff Sgt. Nathan Harris, 96th Medical Group medical laboratory technician, places a patient sample in a molecular diagnostic analyzer used to test for COVID-19 May 1 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. It takes approximately 70 minutes to process each panel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

COVID-19 Test Kits and Reagents

HDIAC provided supplementary analysis to a DSIAC inquiry concerning different types reagents used for COVID Test Kits. Research into different types of testing and collection methods was conducted, including antigen and antibody tests, reverse transcriptase…

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Wearable Diagnostic Devices to Measure Infections

USAMMDA submitted a technical inquiry asking for a summary of wearable diagnostic devices that could measure viral and/or bacterial infections. HDIAC was also able to identify and use current studies designed for the detection of…

Articles

OSAC and the Registry: In Full Bloom

It’s May, and spring is in full bloom! Spring is a time of renewal and growth, and new life can be seen all around us. Just as seeds grow into green shoots, then into blooming…

Scientists Discover Brain Cells That Compete To Sustain or Suppress Traumatic Memories

Two clusters of brain cells compete to promote either the persistence or disappearance of traumatic memories, according to a new study conducted in mice. The findings could provide important insights into human conditions such as…

Capitalizing on the Super-Recognition Advantage: A Powerful, but Underutilized, Tool for Policing and National Security Agencies

Capitalizing on the Super-Recognition Advantage: A Powerful, but Underutilized, Tool for Policing and National Security Agencies

Accurate identity judgements are critical in ensuring that suspects can be apprehended by law enforcement and national security agencies, and that identity fraud attacks do not go undetected at border control points. Research has shown…

Webinars

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Facial Recognition Performance and Its Measurement

Facial recognition sees daily press coverage for its capabilities, limitations, and policy implications. It has undergone a revolution since 2012, as the developer community has shifted toward the use of various convolutional neural network architectures….

Podcast: Constructing Forensic Linguistic ‘Finger Prints’ for Human/Criminal Identification

Constructing Forensic Linguistic ‘Finger Prints’ for Human/Criminal Identification This podcast discusses forensic linguistics, a technology that offers a new frontier in forensic evidence gathering – particularly in those cases where no other evidence is available…

Big Data and Big Implications for Bio-cybersecurity

This DoDIAC webinar was hosted by HDIAC and the Cyber Security and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC). Big data and increasingly capable computational systems are force-multipliers for several current, radical leveling, and emerging bioscientific…