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.

 

U.S. surveillance system spying on public spaces

According to a series of recent news reports, former senior U.S. intelligence officials have created a detailed domestic surveillance system…

 

Griaule Biometrics releases cloud offering

Griaule Biometrics, an international IT company specializing in developing biometric technologies and services, recently release an updated version of its…

 

Biometric Research Note: U.S. Government Driving Biometrics

The U.S. Government is the major driver of biometrics, with its deep urgency for improved security, resulting in higher defense…

 

Biometrics technology to be used in Zimbabwe’s elections

According to a recent editorial in the New Zimbabwe newspaper, election fraud and rampant cheating has always hounded elections in…

 

SutiSoft releases new-installed features across its fingerprint line of solutions

SutiSoft Inc., an IT solutions company specializing in strategic synchronization of business solutions and security, recently announced the release of…

 

Biometric Research Notes: FLIR Systems

The stock price of FLIR Systems is projected to rise over 25 percent over the next year. The firm which…

 

Pennsylvania to use Animetrics facial recognition system

The Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) has selected Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3-D facial recognition and identity management solutions,…

 

Class action suit challenges California DNA collection law

A class action lawsuit in federal court has questioned the legality of California’s DNA collection law. So far, it is the…

 

Identity fraud costs Australian government billions

Fraud costs the Australian government about $4 billion a year, according to the country’s Attorney General. In Victoria, a region that…

 

Slow fingerprint checks cost Canadians work opportunities

Civil fingerprint checks are costing jobless Canadian citizens a chance to work. The system is so backed up that a…

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