As Mobile World Congress winds down, we take a look at some of the bigger themes of the show.
The agency is going ahead with a $1 billion upgrade of its biometric technology.
It's kind of like the X-Prize, but participants aren't trying to land on the moon. The Silicon Valley-backed Smart Tech for Firearms challenge aims to fund innovators creating technologies that help curb gun violence. Could biometrics and RFID tech succeed where the government has largely failed?
The packaging for Apple's iPhone 5S suggests we could well see a fingerprint scanner built into the handset's home button.
Pubs and clubs in Australia are signing up in droves to national and state biometrics databases that capture patron fingerprints, photos, and scanned driver licenses.
Cogent, which sells biometric ID systems to governments, law enforcement, and businesses, will be swallowed up by the massive conglomerate.
Apple is looking at biometrics to play a key role in their product line, Apple's 5th Avenue store shatters, and the 30th anniversary of the Mac.
Researcher advocates scanning live blood flow in the palm as a means of preventing false positives.
Biometric clocking-in machines are thought to be foolproof. But some Brazilian doctors find they can pretend their colleagues are at work by using silicone fingers.
The U.S. military and Iraqi government have logged thousands of fingerprints and iris scans, but the systems are a long way from being fully up-to-date.