Law Enforcement

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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.


NEC partners with C-DAC to deploy Afis in India 18 June 2019

NEC has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to deploy its automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) for the Kerala State Police in India.


Iris ID and Telaeris partner on mobile ID 13 June 2019

Iris ID, a  provider of iris recognition technology, today announced its multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform now offers gateless access control, time and attendance and employee mustering for both commercial and government markets.


UK citizen challenges police over face usage 21 May 2019

The UK police’s use of live facial recognition will be challenged in the UK courts for the first time today as privacy NGO Liberty’s client takes on South Wales Police.

 

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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