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Biometrics is the central source of information on biometrics-related activities of the Federal government. This site and its sister site,,  provide a repository of biometrics-related public information and opportunities for discussion. These websites, working together, were developed to encourage greater collaboration and sharing of information on biometric activities among government departments and agencies; commercial entities; state, regional, and international organizations; and the general public.


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Lesley Farmer
Lesley Farmer (Faculty)
3 years ago provides basic information and links to specific biometric activities in the Federal government. The site includes four main "rooms": Biometrics Reference (provides general information about biometric technologies, government programs and privacy planning); Presidential Directives that touch on biometrics or federal biometric activities; and the NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management Room. With biometrics becoming increasingly important, having a centralized collection of materials, mainly governmental, can be very useful, especially for policies and grants.

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