Law Enforcement

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports in the Law Enforcement sector…

Latest Headlines

Fujitsu and Imageware enter partnership on enterprise project 21 June 2017

Fujitsu has said it is entering an agreement with ImageWare Systems to resell key security capabilities including enterprise mobile biometric user authentication as a service.


Drug case in Florida to have legal repercussions for face recognition 30 May 2017

A small case involving drugs in Florida is set to have implications for how authorities deal with face recognition technology.


US lawmaker seek feedback on cities’ face recognition use 26 May 2017

A US congressman has written to 10 cities seeking documents relating to the use of facial recognition equipment in their jurisdictions.


Google calls Chinese criminal face recognition research ‘deeply problematic’ 12 May 2017

Google researchers have criticised face recognition research by a Chinese university that used criminals as a dataset, saying it raises ethical issues.

Features

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.


Interview - Fernando Podio

Interview with Fernando Podio – Chair of ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 37 – Subcommittee on Biometrics. Learn about SC37 standards, what has been achieved and what is still to be done.


The exchange of biometric data among government entities: The ANSI/NIST-ITL standard

This article is written by Brad Wing, Biometrics Standards Coordinator at NIST, and editor of the ANSI/NIST-ITL standard. The article reviews the history of the standard and gives examples of where it is in use today. This year, the standard will be expanded to meet the increased needs of Governments around the world for the exchange of biometrics and related information.


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