Law Enforcement

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

Latest Headlines

connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


connect:ID keynote speakers to cover privacy, mDLs 08 February 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have announced high-profile keynote speakers who will address critical identity issues during the show’s industry leading conference.


Minnesota court backs police in fingerprint phone unlock case 18 January 2017

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has backed an earlier ruling by a judge which stated that police can demand that a suspect submit a fingerprint to unlock a smartphone.


Biometrics find accused child molester after 17 years 17 January 2017

A man suspected of abusing a 10-year-old girl from Indiana in the US has been arrested thanks to face recognition technology, after 17 years on the run.

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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