US-VISIT: Securing our Nation Since 9/11, A Look at the Future of Biometrics



IDGA Editor
10/04/2012

US-VISIT was a program started after 9/11 to vet visitors to the United States and check those visitors are not on any known or suspected ‘watch lists’. As Greg Ambrose, Chief Information Officer for US-VISIT program explains in this IDGA exclusive interview, the program collects 200,000 biometric entries per day, over 2 million per month at ports of entry. Mr. Ambrose explores the future demands for the program and admits ‘our stakeholders are eager to adopt other forms of verifying identity’. Watch this video to learn what ‘industry’ can do to move the industry forward, and learn how technology is changing and evolving identity management in the effort to maintain national security. Launch video…

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US-VISIT was a program started after 9/11 to vet visitors to the United States and check those visitors are not on any known or suspected ‘watch lists’. As Greg Ambrose, Chief Information Officer for US-VISIT program explains in this IDGA exclusive interview, the program collects 200,000 biometric entries per day, over 2 million per month at ports of entry. Mr. Ambrose explores the future demands for the program and admits ‘our stakeholders are eager to adopt other forms of...
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