Law Enforcement

Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications and biometric systems which aid law enforcement agencies. While most often fingerprints, DNA, and in some cases facial recognition, this is a wide-ranging category and can include AFIS, ABIS, mobile identification systems, criminal ID solutions, fingerprint recognition, surveillance, as well as access control systems.

 

Unique biometrics will be key to fighting cyber crimes

Nearly 75 percent of those living in the United States have had at least one of their online accounts hacked…

 

DNA being used to track timber trafficking

DNA testing is now being used to track timber trafficking. Applied forestry genetic firm Double Helix Tracking Technologies provides a…

 

Rapid DNA introduced to European law enforcement

IntegenX Inc., a developer of rapid human DNA identification technology, is currently introducing its RapidHIT human DNA identification system to…

 

Sacramento’s fingerprint cases backlog

Not one month after the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) reported on a fingerprints backlog issue, CBS13 has reported that…

 

AuthecTec “Smart Sensor” possible gem in Apple acquisition

In a bid to get ahead of its rivals and take full control of the market share, Apple is scrambling…

 

M2SYS Hosts Monthly #Biometricchat with Bio-key International

On Thursday August 23rd, the monthly M2SYS #biometricchat will focus on biometrics for single sign-on (SSO) and will feature an…

 

Illuminated fingerprints might replace dusting

Researchers, headed by Dr. Bin Su, from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China have created a technique using electrogenerated chemiluminescence to…

 

Afghan judiciary now using biometric forensics

A prisoner, recently convicted by an Afghan judge, was sent to prison using modern forensic techniques. In a short statement,…

 

$888.7 million biometric homeland security contract moves ahead

A nearly $1 billion contract awarded to US Investigation Services by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in April will continue to…

 

ImageWare Systems releases progress and outlook report

ImageWare Systems, Inc. released highlights of the company’s progress over the past three months. ImageWare is a leader in multimodal…

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics