Law Enforcement

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

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NGOs concerned that refugee children will be 'coerced' into giving biometric data 14 March 2018

An NGO and UN agency grouping is concerned by proposals now under consideration as part of the ongoing reform of the Common European Asylum System which would allow the use of coercion to take the fingerprints and facial images of children. 

Interview: Cognitec on the importance of analytics 12 March 2018

Planet Biometrics talked to Elke Oberg, Cognitec Marketing Manager, about how that company is addressing video analytics challenges with innovative new solutions.

Singapore banks lead early adopters of biometrics 05 March 2018

Singaporean banks have adopted biometric security faster than other countries, finds a new survey.

ID Finance to authenticate with behavioural biometrics 28 February 2018

ID Finance, an emerging markets fintech company, is incorporating behavioural biometrics into its AI-based fraud scoring engine.


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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