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The 2019 Biometric Technology Rally Results are now available!

2019 Biometric Technology Rally: High throughput Face/Iris/Finger systems.

The 2019 Biometric Technology Rally was designed to challenge industry to develop high-throughput biometric systems, meeting the requirements of fast and accurate user recognition within identity verification operations, such as security checkpoints. The 2019 Rally invited providers of biometric (face, iris, or fingerprint) acquisition systems, as well as providers of biometric matching systems that achieve defined performance targets for high-throughput use cases.

  • November 2018

  • November 5, 2018

    Call for participation

    DHS S&T will host a Webinar live stream to present details of the Biometric Technology Rally to interested parties and answer questions. Information presented during the Webinar livestream will be available after the talk.

  • November 30, 2018

    Application Deadline

    Last day to submit application package for Biometric Technology Rally participation.

  • February 2019

  • February 1, 2019

    Conditional Acceptance

    DHS S&T notifies applicants of conditional acceptance to participate.

  • February 22, 2019

    Cloud API Finalized

    The final version of the API incorporating comments and bug fixes will be released to Rally Participants.

  • March 2019

  • March 8, 2019

    Acceptance Notification

    DHS S&T sends final approval notification to Rally Participants.

  • May 2019

  • May 6, 2019

    Installation at the MdTF

    Rally Participants will install their systems for the Biometric Technology Rally at the MdTF to prepare for the test event.

  • May 8, 2019

    Stakeholders VIP Day

    Stakeholders VIP Day

  • May 9, 2019

    Rally Test Begins

    Biometric Rally Test at the MdTF.

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Questions about the 2019 Rally? Contact Peoplescreening@hq.dhs.gov
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