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.

 

BIO-key says patent suit without merit

Blue Spike, a Texas-based firm, filed a patent infringement suit against BIO-key International, Inc. on August 15, under Civil Action…

 

NIST sponsors biometric event in Tampa

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, 2012,…

 

Biometrics firm Human Recognition Systems hires new CEO

Human Recognition Systems, a UK-based enterprise biometric solutions firm, has today announced the appointment of John Tonkiss as the company’s…

 

Anonymous Taps MacGyver, Tackles Facial Recognition in Latest Video

Hacktivist group Anonymous has released another ominous video, and this time it’s about thwarting biometric facial recognition systems with a…

 

Grad student wins best paper award for biometrics research

Wong Wei Jing, a doctoral student from Swinburne University of Technology in Malaysia, recently received a best research paper award…

 

BioEnable unveils biometric child ID solution in India

BioEnable Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a pioneering company in the field of advanced electronic automation, identification, and tracking products and services,…

 

FBI makes facial recognition available to local police forces

The facial recognition project at the Federal Bureau of Investigation will soon be made available to local law enforcement agencies…

 

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…

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