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.

 

Secret Service Wants Fingerprint Specialist on an “As-Needed” Basis

Good news for small businesses: The U.S. Secret Service has announced it is seeking a firm that can supply a…

 

Pennsylvania to Fingerprint Long-Term Care Workers

New biometrics methods will be established for people applying to work in Pennsylvania’s long-term care facility or home health care…

 

Scotland Yard Deploys Mobile Fingerprint Devices

British police officers are now being armed with not just the usual hardware but a portable fingerprint scanner as well….

 

Imation Releases Biometric Flash Drive

The Defender F200 is a compact and portable USB biometric reader. This handy new contraption is a dream come true…

 

Rapid DNA quickly becoming reality

DNA analysis is universally acknowledged as a significant tool for fighting crime and is the only biometric that contains specific…

 

Biometric Kiosk Developed to Securely Dispense Medications

The medical field has been using biometrics for its patients. Now, however, Medbox Inc. is developing a biometric system to…

 

Biometric Passports and ID Cards to be Issued to Armenians in June

Armenia is the latest country to add biometrics technology to their IDs and passports. In 2011, its government passed legislation…

 

New Zealand Committed to Biometric Data Sharing After First Year of Success

Immigration New Zealand has announced its commitment to an international biometric checking system in order to keep the country safe….

 

India Pilots Biometrics In Visa Applications

The Government of India recently launched a pilot program that is aimed at capturing biometric data for visa applicants. The…

 

Aware Provides Biometrics Software and Services for Three Large-Scale Border Management Systems

Three large-scale border management systems in Europe, Middle East and North America will be using biometrics software and services by…

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