Criminal ID

Criminal ID is one of the largest biometric markets. It includes criminal AFIS systems, the use of biometrics by police officers in the field, prison/courthouse applications, and counter fraud and terror initiatives. This section covers all the news and views in this sector…

Latest Headlines

British opposition voices disapproval over mugshot database 27 March 2017

Britain’s opposition political parties have echoed the complaints of the country’s biometrics commissioner over the prospect of police storing mugshots in a database.


Indian state to create digital biometric database of criminals 27 March 2017

Authorities in the Indian state of Maharashtra  plan to create a biometric database linked to unique ID details of all criminal offenders.


Nigeria to create biometric farmer database 21 March 2017

Nigerian officials have confirmed that the country will create a biometric database of 16 million farmers to enable them benefit from intervention packages during the 2017 cropping season.


Safran provides face recognition system to Netherlands police 16 March 2017

French biometric firm Safran Safran Identity and Security has supplied a facial recognition solution to the National Police of the Netherlands. 

Features

EAB launches pan-European research consortium

A pan-European consortium that aims to foster links between the region’s academia, industry players and governments for better biometrics innovation was officially inaugurated in London yesterday.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Intelligence and Efficiency through On-Demand Media Analysis using Face Recognition

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.


Law Enforcement Applications of Forensic Face Recognition

This white paper looks at  recent experiences of deploying face forensic solutions at several large law enforcement jurisdictions.


The Importance of Using 1000 ppi in Law Enforcement

This excellent article highlights the benefits of capturing fingerprints at 1000 ppi rather than 500 ppi, especially for law enforcement agencies…


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