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

Precise Biometrics divests smartcard business to IDENTOS 21 June 2017

Sweden's Precise Biometrics has concluded an agreement with Germany's IDENTOS concering a takeover of the former mobile smart card solutions.


South African scientists develop 'cognitive' ID tech 02 June 2017

A team of researchers at South Africa’s aiThenticate Computervision Labs have developed a new authentication system using a ‘simulation of human cognition’.


HD Barcode and IriTech reveal embed iris data in 2D bar code 23 May 2017
HD Barcode and biometrics firm IriTech have unveiled a new ID card solution that can embed biometric iris data in a proprietary 2D barcode.

UK’s Home Office releases fingerprint tech procurement request 22 May 2017

Britain’s Home Office wants to consult the biometrics industry on potential requirements for fingerprint devices, particularly mobile solutions.

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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