Strategic partnership will bring enhanced biometrics and mobility to federal government

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DMI and NEC Corporation of America have announced a strategic partnership to couple NEC’s biometric and advanced recognition technology with DMI’s mobile technologies and platforms to address public safety, national security and federal civilian technology priorities within the U.S. government.

According to a company statement, combining NEC core identity management technologies with DMI’s mobile platforms will provide the government: real-time, secure, mobile access to fingerprint, iris and facial recognition technologies for first responders, law enforcement and military teams who are deployed to high-urgency situations; enhanced identity management capability for large-scale events and natural disasters; enhanced facial recognition for physical and electronic access to government facilities, including military bases, and; private on-demand networks for forward-operating teams to spin up secure communications and share streaming data such as video and biometrics.

Jay Sunny Bajaj, DMI founder and CEO, said: “Our partnership with NEC enables us to provide industry-leading mobility solutions coupled with award-winning identity management technology to offer the next generation of public safety and homeland security technology solutions to our government clients.”

NEC to participate in INTERPOL World 2017

NEC also announced that it will be participating in INTERPOL World 2017, to be held next month in Singapore.

INTERPOL World provides a platform for law enforcement and industry to build partnerships, aiming to develop innovative solutions to global security challenges.

“NEC will showcase solutions that contribute to rapid crime solving in the real world and the virtual world, in addition to the early detection and prevention of crime and incidents by utilizing IoT and “NEC the WISE,” NEC’s cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology consisting of face recognition technology, video analysis technology, acoustic recognition and more,” said Masakazu Yamashina, Senior Vice President, NEC Corporation.

Besides exhibiting, NEC’s NeoFace, an AI facial recognition engine, will be used to help manage entry to INTERPOL World Congress. The system will utilize a database of pre-registered facial images in order to authenticate the identity of delegates, thereby contributing to enhanced security.

In addition, Kris Ranganath, NEC Sr. Director, Advanced Recognition Systems, will deliver a lecture on ambient security and Daniel Lim, NEC Evangelist, Global Safety Division, will deliver a lecture on digital identity.

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