Law Enforcement

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

Latest Headlines

Nuance wants part in new Australia payments system 18 January 2018

Voice biometrics firm Nuance says its tech could play a role in a new Australia payments system.


African Union launches fingerprint training for Somali Police 16 January 2018

The African Union Mission in Somalia is conducting a 14-day basic training course on forensic fingerprint for the Somali Police Force to empower the officers to use the technology to investigate criminal cases.


UK govt challenged over delayed face recognition strategy 20 December 2017

Senior UK politicians have taken aim at the British government's failure to develop a biometrics strategy for law enforcement.


Duma allows FSB to receive biometrics of Russians from banks 20 December 2017

Russia's parliament has said that the FSB can use biometric data taken by banks.

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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