The New Jersey Institute of Technology has deployed Panasonic’s FacePro, facial recognition technology with analytic capabilities, at the school’s libraries to reduce theft issues, according to a report by NJBIZ. The facial recognition analytics platform for video surveillance systems is able to perform various capabilities including face matching, face searching, people counting, and age and gender statistics. “Simply by putting cameras up in the library, [NJIT is] reporting to us that the theft has gone down to about zero over
Researchers at the University of Stirling, along with university research teams from across the UK, will participate in a £6 million (US$9.1 million) project to develop next generation facial recognition technology, according to a report by the BBC. The university research teams will work together with the Home Office and industry specialists throughout the five-year study. Providing their expertise on face perception, the psychologists from Stirling will examine how face recognition can improve global security and commerce. Professor Peter Hancock
5th International Conference on Forensic Research & Technology November 17-19, 2016 in San Francisco, USA Forensic Research 2016 invites all interested participants to join us for this esteemed event at the exquisite destination Atlanta. With the generous response and support received from the participants of Forensic Research-2015, OMICS International proudly announces “5th International Conference on Forensic Research & Technology” which will be held during November 17-19, 2016 at San Francisco, USA. The Theme of the conference is “Cutting Edge Forensic
Acting Deputy Chief Mr. Lee Bowes currently is assisting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in developing strategies that focus on more person-centric aspects of identity management and data usage. Below he gives his perspective on the biometrics division, which over just this year collected biometrics on 3.8 million individuals across 138 domestic sites and many international locations. On January 25 to 27, 2016, in Washington D.C, Mr. Bowes will be speaking at the Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement
A Frost & Sullivan report entitled “5-year Opportunity Analysis of the Global Iris Recognition Market”, finds that the iris recognition market will increase revenues from $142.9 million in 2014 to reach $167.9 million in 2019. The report finds that iris recognition will experience strong growth in the hospitality, healthcare and finance sectors over the long term as prices decline. “Global security threats and fraudulent activities heighten the need for iris recognition systems,” said Ram Ravi, Frost & Sullivan measurement and
Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement January 25 – 27, 2016 – Washington D.C IDGA’s 10th Annual Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement brings together industry experts at the forefront of biometrics to address the emerging government and law enforcement challenges, look at technology gaps in existing systems, and present the latest advancements in biometric technology to attend to future requirements. As a media partner for the event, BiometricUpdate.com has secured a 20% off standard rates discount. Quote code BM16_BU
Cyber Security Summit Europe 6-7 April 2016, Prague Cyber-Mix for Business of Tomorrow Need to get out of your Cyber Security comfort zone? Attend the 6th Annual Cyber Security Summit Europe and learn more about out highly interactive program with 10 hands-on workshops will help you pin-point your unique challenges and needs in a variety of Cyber Security aspects: GRC, Threat Intelligence Management, Business Continuity Planning, Security Infrastructure Architecture, Cyber Crisis & Law Enforcement, Internet of Things, Cloud and Data
Technological advances in mobile and multimodal analysis — including complex areas like video analytics, facial imagery, Rapid DNA and balistocardiographic identity — are advancing and refining biometrics to more effectively meet the needs of law enforcement and national security agencies. Government and industry experts will attend the 10th annual Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement, held January 25-27, 2016, to discuss these issues and the development of the next generation of analytics-based biometrics. This year’s conference will feature a Technical
A growing number of Massachusetts-based fraudsters are crossing state borders to New Hampshire in an effort to go undetected by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) facial recognition system that notifies police when applicants attempt to attain multiple driver’s licenses, according to a report by Boston Herald. New Hampshire State Police has already experienced a rise in arrests this year of driver’s license fraudsters, said Sgt. Andrew Player, who heads up an investigations unit that specializes in RMV fraud.
The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) will host a workshop addressing ‘Biometrics For Border Control: Impact of Immigration and the Mobile Society’ on February 16, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza St Peter’s Hotel & Spa in Rome, Italy. The half-day meeting will provide a detailed overview of the current use of biometrics as a part of border control, insights on current trends and standards, various needs for biometrics at borders, benefits they can provide, and potential opportunities for further development.