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FBI Seeks Vendors for Mobile Biometric App (Planet Biometrics)

(from Planet Biometrics – 8/5/15)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI’s) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) is seeking vendors for the development of a mobile application that can capture biometrics on android-based devices. The app should be able to collect fingerprints and facial photographs for submission and receipt of a response, via an android-based application from any domestic location with cellular service, the FBI writes in contract documents released this week.

The RFQ is a follow up to the Request for Information (RFI) that was released in the summer of 2014 which described the mobile biometric collection effort by the FBI to offer a Mobile Biometric Application (MBA) that will operate on the FBI Android based phone and tablet, currently the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.

The software needs to be compatible with these devices and Integrated Biometrics’ Watson-Mini fingerprint scanner, notes the document. >> Read More