Law Enforcement

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

Latest Headlines

SuperCom wins $3.7 m monitoring contract in the Czech republic 20 March 2017

Israeli biometric identity solutions firm SuperCom has been selected by the Czech Republic's Ministry of Justice to deploy its PureSecurity Electronic Monitoring Suite.


Facezam hoax riles the internet 15 March 2017

A fake facial recognition app that claimed to allow people to search strangers’ faces to access their social media profiles has caused a storm on the internet.


Federal Judge refuses to force fingerprint collection 24 February 2017

An Illinois judge has rejected efforts by the police to force anyone present in raids to unlock smartphones or tablets with their fingerprints.


Ekin Technology reveals face recognition technology 23 February 2017

Ekin Technology, which is working on safe city tech, introduced new face recognition technology at the 20th European Police Congress this week in Berlin. 

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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