Law Enforcement

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

Latest Headlines

Crossmatch announces updated software 19 July 2018

Crossmatch has launched DigitalPersona v3.0 Multifactor Authentication Software.


UK council turns face recognition on crime 19 July 2018

Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees said the council's control centre has face-recognition technology which "could probably track everybody in the city".


Ireland confirms face-matching tech is legal 18 July 2018

Irish officials have said use of facial imaging software by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to detect potential identity fraud is legal.


Microsoft calls for face recognition regulation 16 July 2018

Microsoft is calling on Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people’s privacy and freedom of expression.

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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