Law Enforcement

Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications of biometric systems which aid law enforcement agencies. 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. Read our research report on biometrics and law enforcement.

 

Biometric Security combats South African Social Welfare Fraud

The U.S. National Biometric Security Project reported that South Africa will be using a new biometric-based payment system that will…

 

Scotland Yard Police Officers try Handheld Fingerprint Devices

Scotland Yard announced it has deployed handheld fingerprint devices to its police officers to help identify suspects almost instantly. 350…

 

Fiji gets Biometric Voter Registration

Logistics for electronic voting registration are being implemented in Fiji for its 2014 election. FijiVillage.com reports that Elections Office logistic…

 

Government Industry Panel discusses Challenges in Biometrics Systems

The IJIS Institute will lead a new joint Government Industry Panel to discuss interoperability issues in biometric systems on July…

 

Privacy Compromised by Sharing of Biometric Databases

U.S. citizen’s privacy can be compromised by sharing of biometric databases among law enforcements and security agencies. That was a…

 

MorphoTrust USA to supply CAT/BPSS to TSA

MorphoTrust has announced that they were selected by U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to supply new technology for improving the…

 

Security Cameras Gain Artificial Intelligence from MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has created an artificial intelligence computer system for security camera systems that will help…

 

Dutch Parliamentarian Questions Privacy of Passport Biometrics

Dutch home affairs minister Liesbeth Spies is being urged to protect biometric details of Dutch passports from US authorities. Morpho…

 

Gambian Biometric Identification Programme Progressing Well

The Gambian government has announced that its biometric identification system is establishing itself successfully with about 302,637 people enrolled and…

 

Biometrics in the Airport of the Future

Amadeus, IT solutions provider to the travel and tourism industry, released a report on May 24, “Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem”….

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