The US Army has awarded a contract to automatic ID technology development company CDO Technologies to provide automatic identification technologies (AIT) IV solutions.

Under the contract, the company will provide a wide range of current and future technologies, including barcodes, contact and touch memory, thermal printing and biometrics, as well as a cellular, satellite and voice recognition communication system.

The applications for AIT-IV range from open-area storage facilities to maintenance, repair and tracking facilities, entry and exit points of military facilities and roadside installations, as well as restricted office and laboratory environments.

The AIT-IV contract, awarded to multiple companies over three years ,with six optional years worth more than $400m, is the third army automatic identification technology contract awarded to CDO Technologies.