Hitachi Vantara Federal Joins the International Biometrics + Identity Association

Press Release  |  March 27, 2024

Hitachi Vantara Federal brings over a decade of research and solutions in biometric and identity technologies to the association

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hitachi Vantara Federal, the trusted leader in mission-centric data solutions for the Federal government, has announced its new membership into the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) in the technology and solutions providers category. Responsible for advancing the adoption and ethical use of technology-based identification solutions, IBIA promotes the utilization of biometrics and identity management technologies to enhance security, privacy, productivity, and convenience.

Hitachi Vantara Federal brings over 20 years of research and tailored solutions to the association, including its finger vein scanner and integrated smart space video technology and intelligence. This further enhances the security of biometric data to ensure maximum privacy, fit to meet stringent security demands of Federal agencies, banking institutions, healthcare sectors, and more.

As the leading voice for the biometrics and identity technology industry, IBIA and its members participate in a wide range of activities including educational initiatives to raise awareness of the benefits of biometric solutions across diverse groups and audiences as well as advocacy efforts before regulatory bodies, policymakers, and legislators. These efforts promote responsible technology adoption and provide members the latest industry intelligence including insights into emerging technological developments and innovations within this dynamic field.

“We’re excited to join IBIA,” said Gary Hix, chief technology officer at Hitachi Vantara Federal. “Our journey in this field has been driven by a relentless pursuit of ethical innovation. Joining IBIA amplifies our commitment to shaping a future where security and integrity are paramount in every interaction and we’re looking forward to what we’ll accomplish together.”

Intesh Singh, head of smart spaces and video intelligence at Hitachi Digital Services, says they hold IBIA in high regard. “I see our membership with IBIA as a pivotal moment. Our expertise in smart spaces and video intelligence, coupled with IBIA’s extensive knowledge and experience in this industry forms a formidable partnership with a lot of promise. We’re in the position to work with IBIA and it’s other members to maximize the potential of biometrics and identity authentication, not just for security, but also for shaping a future where technology seamlessly integrates with everyday life, promoting trust and connectivity in our increasingly digital world.”

“We’re delighted to count Hitachi Vantara Federal among the industry leaders joining the IBIA,” said John Mears, Chairman of the IBIA Board. “Their innovative products and solutions support key benefits of the technology – enhanced privacy and security. We look forward to their contributions to advocacy for our industry.”

For more information on the association, please visit


About Hitachi Vantara Federal

Hitachi Vantara Federal is the trusted leader in mission-centric data solutions for the Federal government. We’re a collaborative, full-service company with longstanding OT/IT roots. We empower data-driven insight with a deep bench of integrated partners — advancing Federal customer missions regardless of their data maturity levels. Hitachi Vantara Federal is a FOCI-mitigated subsidiary of Hitachi Vantara. Visit us at

About Hitachi Digital Services

Hitachi Digital Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., is an edge-to-core digital consultancy and technology services provider helping organizations realize the full potential of AI-driven digital transformation. Through a technology-unified operating model for cloud, data, and IoT, Hitachi Digital Services’ end-to-end value creation for clients is established through innovation in digital engineering, implementation services, products, and solutions. Built on Hitachi Group’s more than 110 years of innovation across industries, Hitachi Digital Services helps to improve people’s lives today and build a sustainable world tomorrow. To learn more, visit

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers’ and society’s challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” – supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” – contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” – connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at

About IBIA

The International Biometrics + Identity Association advances the adoption and responsible use of technology-based identification solutions to enhance security and privacy and to facilitate convenience and productivity for government, businesses, and consumers. To effectively carry out its mission, IBIA focuses on three core activities: Advocacy, Connectivity, and Education. For more information, please visit our website at: 1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005.