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

Facial recognition enhanced security at the Brits and NTAs 07 March 2019

Digital Barriers,  provider of edge-based IoT surveillance and security technologies, today announced that its cutting-edge facial recognition technology was successfully deployed at The O2 in London to enhance security at both The BRIT Awards (“BRITs”) in February and the National Television Awards (“NTAs”) in January.


Former met chief calls for body-worn biometric cameras 04 March 2019

Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe, today stated stop and search should be improved by the use of live facial-recognition enabled body worn cameras, because the technology police currently use is in the ‘dark ages’.


Singapore Police Force use BIO-key biometric tech 14 February 2019

BIO-key has announced that the Singapore Police Force has selected BIO-key biometric hardware and software solutions to enhance security and secure online access to critical information.


3 arrested using facial recognition technology in London 05 February 2019

London's Metropolitan Police said they arrested three people wanted for violent crimes by using facial recognition technology in Romford in East London last Thursday.

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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Events

Securex West Africa 16-17 Apr 19

connect:ID 2019 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 29 Apr 19 - 01 May 19

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Sponsored Links

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