FABrIC

UK Home Office to Get Upgraded Crossmatch Tech for Criminal Booking

UK Home Office to Get Upgraded Crossmatch Tech for Criminal Booking

“Now, hundreds of those palm scanners are going to be replaced with the Crossmatch L Scan 1000, which offers 1,000 ppi resolution.” New Crossmatch livescan technology will be used to upgrade the biometric criminal booking systems used in the UK Home Office Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability, or ‘FABrIC’, program. The upgrade will be undertaken by Northrop…

UK Home Office Awards Northrop Grumman Major Contract

UK Home Office Awards Northrop Grumman Major Contract

The United Kingdom Home Office has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a major new forensic security contract. Valued at £28.8 million, the deal will see Northrop Grumman shore up the Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability (FABrIC). FABrIC is essentially an extension of IDENT1, an initiative seeking to construct a biometric identity management platform to be used in…