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Met Police deploy NEC facial biometrics across London

The Metropolitan Police in the U.K. has rolled out in London real-time facial recognition technology developed by NEC, reports CBR….


OBIM is the big winner in DHS’s FY 2020 funding budget for biometrics

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) wins big under DHS’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY)…


France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance

French officials are looking into a legal framework to deploy public video surveillance embedded with facial recognition technology, writes RFI….


U.S. consumers more excited than others about facial recognition systems in retail outlets

Almost half of U.S. consumers surveyed in a new report say they are “excited” about retailers using face biometric technologies…


6th International Police Expo

6th International Police Expo New Delhi, India August 25 – 26, 2020 The International Police Expo is the only exhibition…


iFLyTek develops voice recognition for law enforcement; moves forward with AI innovation despite U.S. ban

Chinese startup iFlyTek boasts it has created for law enforcement AI technology that leverages voice biometrics to identify a person,…


Half of Brits OK with police using DNA supplied for ancestry analysis for crime investigations

More than half of British adults (55%) believe DNA databases collected by private companies to analyze ancestry should be used…


Facial recognition, gun detection system implemented in Lockport schools despite controversy

A facial recognition system was implemented on January 2, 2020 in the Lockport school district in New York state, following…


Facial recognition 5G-powered glasses, enhanced biometric passports, and Interpol: border updates from Asia

Customs officers in Shenzhen now have biometric facial recognition 5G-powered glasses to scrutinize people crossing the border, following test pilots…


AMBIS biometric identification ready for deployment in India in 2020

AMBIS (Automated Multi-Modal Biometric Identification System) is now ready for full deployment across Maharashtra, India in 2020, following a series…

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