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HSR, July 11, 2018

Briefing

Weris, Inc. has received a $3 million contract from the Transportation Security Administration to provide data analysis services to integrated logistics support in support of the Office of Acquisition Program Management. TSA say Weris won a recompetiton of a contract that was awarded to Logical Essence.The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology branch and…

CBP Set to Begin Face Recognition Evaluations of Pedestrians, Vehicle Occupants at Land Ports

Over the next two months Customs and Border Protection will begin testing face recognition technology to help identify travelers entering the U.S. on foot and inside vehicles as the agency begin to sort out how it will use face recognition at land ports of entry for people entering and departing the country.In July, CBP plans…

Tech Developments

DHS S&T Transitions Phishing Detection Capability for Mobile DevicesThe Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate says new and enhanced phishing and content protection for mobile devices is being transitioned to the government and private sector. The directorate says it helped fund an enhancement to San Francisco-based Lookout Inc.’s Mobile Endpoint Security platform.…

Contract Awards

Smiths Detection Nabs $11M Contract for EDS at Indy AirportThe Transportation Security Administration has awarded Smiths Detection a $10.9 million contract to provide 10 medium-speed explosive detection systems (EDS) for checked baggage screening at Indianapolis International Airport. The contract has a five-year performance period.Aware on Fujitsu Team for UK Biometric Matching SystemAware, Inc. [AWRE] says…

Business Opportunities

TSA Solicits for Boarding Pass ScannersThe Transportation Security Administration has issued a solicitation for the purchase of Boarding Pass Scanners with plans for a single award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a five year ordering period. TSA says the contract is worth up to $9.8 million. The scanners will validate the authenticity of boarding…