BEST

Biometrics Exploitation Science & Technology
BEST

Summary

The Biometrics Exploitation Science and Technology (BEST) Program seeks to significantly advance the state-of-the-science for biometrics technologies. The overarching goals for the program are:

  1. To significantly advance the Intelligence Community's (IC) ability to achieve high-confidence match performance, even when the features are derived from non-ideal data
  2. To significantly relax the constraints currently required to acquire high fidelity biometric signatures

Proposers' Day Briefings

Related Publications

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Contact Information

Program Manager

Main Office

Research Area(s)

Biometrics, Facial recognition

Related Program(s)

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

Link(s) to BAA

IARPA-BAA-09-02a

Solicitation Status

CLOSED

BAA Release Date

March 18, 2009

BAA Question Period

March 19, 2009 — April 27, 2009

Proposal Due Date

Thursday, 05 May 2005