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NADRA partners up to ID thousands of deceased people with biometrics

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chhipa Welfare Association to biometrically…


Next biometric identification: The Werewolf

It can be forgotten sometimes that the biometrics has roles beyond identity security and surveillance. Like tracking down possible vampires….


Voice biometrics software outperforms humans in courtroom setting

Forensic voice-comparison software based on speaker recognition algorithms has outperformed all listeners in a test conducted by Aston University researchers….


Biometrics could ID abandoned bodies in Pakistan if 3 years of bickering ended

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is developing biometric systems to identify dead bodies by fingerprints, reports local news…


NIST forensics body lauds Ideal Innovations’ voluntary face biometrics standards adoption

The Face Center of Excellence (FaCE) operated by Ideal Innovations, Inc. has been acknowledged as a “Registry Implementer” by the…


Suspect image based on DNA phenotyping pulled back by Edmonton police

Edmonton Police Service has asked the public to help identify a suspect from a computer-generated image based on DNA phenotyping,…


Gait analysis forensics following other biometrics into the courtroom

Gait biometrics for forensic analysis have advanced dramatically over the past decade, but more collaboration is needed to bring it…


Dutch Police refine rapid forensic biometrics approach after early testing

John A.J.M. Riemen, the lead specialist, manager and custodian of the Dutch Police’s national criminal Automated Biometric Identification System, has…


India’s high court requests UIDAI to use Aadhaar biometrics to ID accident victims

India’s High Court (HC) is asking the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as well as the Delhi city government…


Chile launches biometric identification system, aims to tackle organized crime

Chile is rolling out an automated biometric identification system (ABIS) with the intention of tackling organized crime. Launch materials show…

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