Biometrics Research Group releases report on policing

Biometrics in policing will constitute half of the industry’s market share by the end of this decade, according to a new Biometrics in Law Enforcement (PDF) report published by the Biometrics Research Group Inc., the publisher of BiometricUpdate.com. Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the total global biometrics market will grow to US$35.5 billion by 2020 from its 2015 value of US$15 billion. The research vendor approximates that more than half of this 2020 spending, equaling US$18 billion, will be

Special Report: Biometrics in Law Enforcement

This white paper by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides an overview of the law enforcement biometrics market (PDF). click to download the report (PDF) Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications of biometric systems which aids policing. Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the global law enforcement biometrics market will grow to US$18 billion by 2020 from its 2015 value of US$7.5 billion. The law enforcement market includes the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals who

Allevate demonstrating its hosted facial recognition service at UK Security Expo

Allevate and Facewatch have announced that Allevate’s Face-Searcher, a cloud-hosted face recognition service integrated with Facewatch’s online crime reporting system, will feature in the Securing Crowed Places Immersive Demonstrator at the UK Security Expo later this month in Olympia, London. The Immersive Demonstrator at UK Security Expo 2016 will be under the theme of ‘Securing Crowded Places’ and is being run in association with The Home Office JSaRC, the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) and other relevant

Allevate demonstrating real-world uses of Tygart’s MXSERVER at UK Security Expo

Allevate will be participating in the Securing Crowded Places Immersive Demonstrator at the UK Security Expo 2016 later this month in Olympia, London. The company will be demonstrating real-world uses of Tygart’s MXSERVER to deploy watchlist detection using face recognition, and the application of face recognition to assist the post-event forensic analysis. Allevate will be participating with partners, Sungard Availability Services, Physical Tracking Systems, and Facewatch. The Immersive Demonstrator at UK Security Expo 2016 will be under held under the

Allevate launches face recognition service that integrates with Facewatch

Allevate has launched its Face-Searcher service, which enables organizations to use facial recognition as a hosted cloud service. Face-Searcher is built on Tygart Technology’s MXSERVER biometric search engine platform, which enables the product to perform automated facial detection and recognition. MXSERVER is designed to handle Big Data by leveraging a cloud-based architecture for faster parallel processing of services. “The best face-recognition technology in the world is useless unless businesses have accurate and reliable subject matter to match against,” said Carl

Allevate releases SaaS face recognition service on UK digital marketplace

Allevate is now offering MXSERVER on the UK Crown Commercial Service’s Digital Marketplace G-Cloud 8 Framework. Allevate’s SaaS G-Cloud offering is enabled by Sungard Availability Services, which provides a secure managed cloud IaaS and PaaS platform, with official classification for UK government service provision. Developed by Tygart Technology, MXSERVER uses face recognition technology to process large amounts of textual, video and photo collections rapidly – automatically discovering, grouping and extracting segments depicting people. The solution searches media archives to locate

Allevate, Tygart offering Toshiba’s face recognition software library as part of MXSERVER

Allevate Limited has partnered with Tygart Technology to offer Toshiba’s face recognition software library as an integrated component of Tygart’s MXSERVER to enable European government, law enforcement and security agencies to further improve public security. MXSERVER is an algorithm-agnostic, cloud-enabled system that processes large quantities of video and photo collections to convert these digital assets into searchable resources by using face recognition technology. The agnostic approach of Tygart’s MXSERVER enables it to be deployed with multiple commercially available face recognition

Allevate offering Tygart’s mobile face recognition system

Allevate Limited announced it is now offering Tygart Technology’s MXMOBILE facial recognition identification system for mobile devices to enable European government and law enforcement agencies to identify faces remotely. The move comes a day after Tygart Technology launched the MXMOBILE FaceID System, a mobile face recognition application designed for government agencies. Using MXMOBILE, government agencies will be able to access Tygart’s MXSERVER cloud-based face recognition system, which process large amounts of video and photo collections on agency-managed smartphones. MXMOBILE enables

Identity E2E and Allevate launch biometric media exploitation system in the cloud

Identity E2E and Allevate have announced the cloud-hosted availability of MXSERVER, a facial recognition software that automates forensic bulk processing of media for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. MXSERVER from Tygart Technology can process textual, video and photo collections – automatically discovering grouping and extracting segments depicting people. Using biometric facial recognition, MXSERVER searches media archives to find other assets depicting people of interest. It also indexes the digital media to enable it to be searched with a facial photograph. “Our security

Allevate appoints Gerard Citroen as non-executive director along with two new senior associates

Allevate has announced the appointment of Gerard Citroen as a non-executive director and Mike Franklin and Peter Wales as senior associates. “Gerard’s greater than 25 years’ experience in several large B2B companies in complex high technology environments will make him absolutely instrumental in our strategic corporate planning activities,” Carl Gohringer, founder and managing director of Allevate says of the new director appointment. The company has also brough Mike Franklin and Peter Wales on board, who both come with decades of experience