Law Enforcement

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Latest Headlines

UK court rules that police can use face recognition 04 September 2019

A British court ruled on Wednesday that police use of facial recognition systems does not violate privacy and human rights.


UK police to trial facial recognition apps on phones 09 August 2019

Police in South Wales are to pilot a facial recognition app that will they can use to identify suspects without having to take them to a police station.


Fujitsu uses encryption tech with biometrics 02 August 2019

Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a technology that can compare biometric information while it is still encrypted, with the same accuracy and processing speed as conventional biometric authentication systems.


Fingerprint tech piloted at UK prisons 26 June 2019

At HMP Isle of Wight, an automatic drug dispensing unit has been installed which uses secure fingerprint technology to automatically deliver medication to prisoners. 


Mastercard collaborates with Crédit Agricole on biometric card trial 19 June 2019

Mastercard is working with Crédit Agricole Payment Services on a biometric card pilot for 200 customers in Touraine and Poitou, who will trial the card which features an integrated fingerprint sensor.

Features

Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute. 


Infographic: The death of the one-time password?

Widespread adoption of the smartphone coupled with an advancement in consumer biometric technology could finally bring the password era to a close.


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