9Dimen Group releases global biometrics monitoring systems market 2016-2020 report

Research analyst firm 9Dimen Group has released new research entitled “2016 Global Biometrics Monitoring Systems Industry Report”, which explores the world’s major regional market conditions of the biometrics monitoring systems industry through 2020. The 164-page, six-part report covers the Asia biometrics monitoring systems industry, the North American biometrics monitoring systems industry, the European biometrics monitoring systems industry, and market entry and investment feasibility. The report focuses on the main regions of North America, Europe and Asia, and the main countries

New reports analyze biometrics in law enforcement, monitoring

Technavio announced it has published the market research report, “Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market 2015-2019“, which projects the global market to grow at a CAGR of 13.35% during the forecast period. The introduction of multimodal biometrics for the law enforcement field is one of the main growing trends in this market. The report analyzes the key technologies used in the law enforcement market, including fingerprint identification, facial recognition, iris recognition, and DNA analysis. Meanwhile, the main end-users in market are

Virginia DOC to deploy Track Group voice biometrics solution

Tracking solutions firm Track Group, Inc. announced it has signed a US $11.3 million contract with the Virginia Department of Corrections to provide electronic monitoring services across the full range of sentences under the department’s guidance. Under the terms of the contract, Track Group will provide GPS and biometric voice verification solutions designed to monitor over 16,000 offenders and defendants. Track Group’s end-to-end location monitoring and predictive behavioral solutions are designed for use by security, law enforcement, corrections, and rehabilitation

TSA selects airports for FBI`s real time criminal history monitoring pilot

The TSA Office of Intelligence and Analysis Program Management division has selected Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to participate in a “proof of concept” pilot of the FBI RapBack service. The program uses newly improved biometric identification capabilities introduced with Next Generation Identification (NGI) System to provide real time criminal history monitoring of the aviation worker population. “I’m pleased to announce that DFW has been selected to take part in the monumental RapBack pilot program,” said Sean Donohue, CEO at DFW

SuperCom awarded offender monitoring contract in Europe

SuperCom announced that its M2M division has been awarded a new contract with an undisclosed European government to deploy a new biometrics-based electronic monitoring solution. The biometric solution aims to develop a more comprehensive and transparent electronic surveillance platform to accurately track and monitor hundreds of enrollees in the country’s new probation program. PureSecurity Suite is an electronic monitoring and tracking platform which offers a range of features including secure communication, advanced security, anti-tamper mechanisms, voice communication, unique touch screens,

Valeo and Safran showcase latest biometric innovation for vehicles

Safran and automotive supplier Valeo have pooled their complementary skills and expertise to develop new technological innovations, which it showcased last month at the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. The new technological innovations come 18 months after the two companies signed a research partnership deal related to assisted-driving and autonomous vehicles. Despite operating in distinct markets, Valeo and Safran are focusing on shared technological disciplines to accelerate the development of new products. The innovations relate to four main areas, starting

Australia’s Human Services workers protest against planned voice biometrics monitoring

Australia’s federal Department of Human Services’ introduction of a biometric call monitoring and performance management system is creating considerable friction between staff and management, according to a report by Government News. The Community and Public Sector Union criticized the department’s management for not consulting their staff before it implemented a new system called ‘MTS’. The CPSU contends that it was never provided with formal notification of the agency’s plans to “implement powerful new monitoring and performance management technology across SMART

InterCore demos biometric driver alertness detection system for insurance company

InterCore, Inc. recently demonstrated for a major insurance company its Driver Alertness Detection System (DADS), which uses biometric monitoring to help insurers limit losses due to accidents in the transport industry. InterCore’s demonstration program included more than 5,700 vehicles with DADS installed in them, the majority of which have been operating with the biometric monitoring system since mid-2013. In addition to saving lives, every accident that is prevented by the use of DADS could save an insurance company millions of

Rutgers implements ProctorTrack biometric software

Rutgers University’s recent implementation of ProctorTrack biometric software, which records face, knuckle and personal identification details during online courses, has been met with some backlash from students, according to a report by The Daily Targum. Developed by Verificient Technologies, ProctorTrack keeps track of all activity in the monitor, browser, webcam and microphone” throughout each online session. The software’s implementation across the University’s online courses went relatively unnoticed by most students until the course add-drop period had already ended. When School

ShadowTrack selects ArmorVox10 voice biometrics solution

Shadowtrack Technologies announced it will use ArmorVox10 voice biometrics in its next generation monitoring solutions, where offenders enroll their voice to allow authorities to monitor and track them in home detention. Shadowtrack’s monitoring solutions offer a cost-effective and secure alternative to the imprisonment of offenders. At the core of Shadowtrack’s operations is accurate voice matching, which Shadowtrack president and CEO Robert L. Magaletta said is the reason why Shadowtrack is able to offer reliable monitoring of house arrest offenders. After