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Baltimore criticized for forensic biometrics delays, federal tribal program expands

Fingerprint biometrics remain the most widely-used modality for forensic investigations, and a pair of U.S. developments indicate the growth of…

 

Researchers develop hand shape biometrics, suggest forensic application

Hand shape biometrics have been developed by a team of UK researchers, who believe it has strong potential for forensic…

 

Chinese biometrics research a problem for U.S. journal and Oxford University

The Chinese government keeps making biometrics research more lucrative, but for Western companies, it could be that it is becoming…

 

UK police forces trialing retrospective facial recognition from bodycam maker

British police forces are testing retrospective facial recognition software provided by Reveal, which also has a product line of bodycams…

 

Three new ideas for erasing objects in video that hide critical details

Researchers have published three computer vision papers, one involving a technique known as deraining, designed to make it harder for…

 

DNA biometrics advance with FBI approval for Thermo Fisher Scientific, new partnership

Law enforcement booking stations in the United States have a new tool to automatically process, upload and search DNA biometrics…

 

EU calls for biometric-focused innovation to combat organized crime and border security

The European Commission has published a call for several biometrics-focused proposals within the Horizon Europe Framework Programme, to support European…

 

U.S. watchdog wants law enforcement to follow basic biometrics rules to build trust

A U.S. government watchdog agency is pushing three policies, none of which should be a surprise, to increase trust in…

 

Student invents novel forensic biometric fingerprint recovery method

A forensic science master’s student at Rutgers University — Camden in New Jersey has discovered a new formulation to recover…

 

EAB webinar looks at facial recognition for criminal investigations in EU countries

A recent webinar by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) explored the role of facial recognition technologies in criminal investigations…

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