Law Enforcement

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

Latest Headlines

Miyoshi working with NEC on face recognition surveillance 18 August 2017

Singaporean tech firm Miyoshi has revealed plans to work with Japanese company NEC on advanced face recognition surveillance products.


NIST scientists make advances in automated fingerprint analysis 16 August 2017

Scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Michigan State University have developed an algorithm that automates a key step in the fingerprint analysis process.


NovaTeqni wins US rugged device order 10 August 2017

Canadian biometrics firm NovaTeqni has announced that the company has entered into a manufacturing, development and sales agreement with Mobizent. 


UK police to use face recognition at carnival 07 August 2017

London's Met Police will use facial recognition software to scan thousands of Notting Hill Carnival-goers this year, but privacy advocates have complained of potential racial profiling.

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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