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Intelligence community wants UAVs that can identify people's bodies from the air

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The Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s research and development arm plans to develop biometrics capable of identifying people’s entire bodies from high above and long range, in a multi-year program announced Friday. The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity awarded Biometric Recognition & Identification at Altitude and Range (BRIAR) research contracts to seven teams and more-focused research contracts to two more. Software systems developed by the BRIAR program will…