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Guardian RFID debuts cloud-based prison platform with facial recognition

Guardian RFID, a Maple Grove, Minnesota-based company that specializes in correctional facility technology, has launched a cloud product that utilizes…

 

Imageware to streamline biometric data collection for Arizona corrections

The Arizona Department of Corrections has chosen the Imageware Law Enforcement Platform to expedite the collection of biometric and biographic data…

 

Bangladesh, Kenya, UK opt for biometrics to tackle crime in prisons

Governments are increasingly opting for biometrics and other smart technologies as a way of ramping up security around prisons and…

 

Nigeria counts on biometrics to recapture nearly 4K fleeing jail-breakers

Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said his ministry is working in collaboration with the Nigerian Identity Management Commission…

 

Biometrics in the big house: Surveillance and new revenue

A pair of recent patents and a patent application paint a grim(mer) future for prison inmates and guards. The innovations…

 

Biometrics, drones and robotic guards: Inside Hong Kong’s first ‘smart prison’

Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution in Shek O, Hong Kong, is to become the city’s first smart prison in 2021,…

 

Biometric tracking for parolees and prisoners grows, Supercom and Tyler Tech win contracts

Supercom has won a contract to deploy its biometric offender tracking PureTrack GPS platform for an agency in Wisconsin following a…

 

Biometric app proposed for Chilean inmates on home release, monitoring deployed to Australia prison

An app leveraging face and voice biometrics and geolocation is being proposed by Chilean technology company GeoVictoria to enable Columbia to…

 

Bangladesh biometric prisoner database to enhance prison management

Bangladesh has developed a biometric-enabled prisoner database management system in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime…

 

Biometrics and AI vision technologies deployed in Hong Kong and UK prisons to prevent drug use

Hong Kong is testing AI vision and prisoner-tracking technologies and the UK has completed a trial of iris and facial…

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