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FindBiometrics Announces Biometric Law Enforcement Webinar

FindBiometrics Announces Biometric Law Enforcement Webinar

–Register Now for the Biometric Law Enforcement Webinar– Spread the word: Tweet The next generation of law enforcement is here. It is digital, it is mobile, and it is biometric. Biometric livescan has streamlined biometric data collection; massive databases of biometric data, working in tandem with mobile biometric readers, are bringing new efficiencies to policing in…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: 4 Unique Deployments

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: 4 Unique Deployments

The law enforcement biometrics market is large and only growing in scope when it comes to areas of application. Advances in connectivity, mobility, secure cloud technology, middleware and of course biometric capture technology are leading to massive innovations for government agencies concerned with justice. Wearable tech, connected cars and more are all on their way to…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Primer

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Primer

September is Law Enforcement Biometrics Month and to kick things off on the right foot we’ve put together a primer to get you up to speed on the various deployments, innovations, and ongoing developments in the world of justice and identity. – Sign up now for the Law Enforcement Biometrics Month Webinar – And spread…

FBI Vet to Head New Unisys Initiative

Global IT solutions provider Unisys has launched a new Justice, Law Enforcement and Border Security Initiative, and has appointed a 20-year FBI veteran to lead it, the company has announced. The initiative is aimed at helping governments around the world in several areas, including border traffic processing, cloud-based IT infrastructure setup, public safety consulting, and…

Norwegian Police Can Compel Suspect To Unlock Fingerprint Smartphone

Norwegian Police Can Compel Suspect To Unlock Fingerprint Smartphone

The Nordhordland District Court in Norway has ruled that police may compel a man to unlock his mobile device via fingerprint scan. The individual was arrested on drug possession charges near the end of January, and police believe his smartphone contains information related to where he obtained the illegal substance. The suspect has so far…

Consortium of US States Accept Multimodal Biometric Law Enforcement

Consortium of US States Accept Multimodal Biometric Law Enforcement

Today, NEC Corporation of America announced that the Western Identification Network (WIN) has accepted its Integra-ID5 Multimodal Biometric Identification System (MBIS). The MBIS solution is part of NEC’s Safer Cities platform, and its acceptance by WIN comes after years of testing. WIN is a consortium comprised of eight U.S. states and various local law enforcement…

Integrated Biometrics Continues to Promote Biometric Security

Integrated Biometrics Continues to Promote Biometric Security

Fresh off a number of conference talks, including Carts Secure Connexions 2014 and EU-LISA (European Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice), executives from Integrated Biometrics continue to preach the gospel of biometric security in a new NCTechNews article. Integrated Biometrics is a developer of FBI-certified,…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Money, Wearables and Border Control

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Money, Wearables and Border Control

This past week has been incredibly big for the identity management industry, particularly in terms of the commerce vertical markets. With the Money20/20 conference showing a massive uptick in biometrics-based presentations, announcements and exhibitions it is clear that the mainstream financial community is ready to embrace strong authentication. Meanwhile, FindBiometrics has entered Biometric Border Control…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Popularity, Mobility and Law Enforcement

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Popularity, Mobility and Law Enforcement

The FindBiometrics industry news section had us talking about biometrics on an international level once again this past week with news from Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and North America. Justice was also a major identity management topic, an especially convenient fact considering it was the final week of Law Enforcement Biometrics Month. Meanwhile, commerce and mobility continued…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

It’s time to bring Law Enforcement Biometrics to an end. After a full month of related industry news and feature articles on the topic it is clear that the area of law enforcement and justice is a dynamic space for both biometric identification technologies and strong authentication. Here is a look back on October and…

Biometrics and Mobility To Bolster NYPD Presence

Biometrics and Mobility To Bolster NYPD Presence

The common industry knowledge is that mobile biometrics can bring efficiency to law enforcement operations. If a suspect can be identified in the field, an officer of the law need not waste precious time dragging a possibly innocent citizen back to the police station. It looks like the New York Police Department agrees with this assessment, as…

VAMPIRE Handheld Brings Mobile Biometric Tech To Crime Scenes

VAMPIRE Handheld Brings Mobile Biometric Tech To Crime Scenes

In law enforcement scenarios time means everything. Investigations hinge on collecting quality forensic evidence as fast as possible in order to make sure the right people are found and society remains safe for the innocent. A new biometric handheld device from Booz Allen stands to speed up forensic processes for this exact reason. The VAMPIRE…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Finance, Mobility and Voiceprint Panic

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Finance, Mobility and Voiceprint Panic

This past week at FindBiometrics we continued to examine law enforcement biometrics in the featured articles section, while Apple’s fingerprint protected tablets, innovations in biometric commerce and new privacy concerns rounded out the industry news section. Here is your biometrics industry news roundup for the week ending October 18, 2014. Finance With Apple Pay set…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: 4 Modalities Of Justice

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: 4 Modalities Of Justice

It’s Law Enforcement Biometric Month here at FindBiometrics and to celebrate the vertical that aims to keep us safe on the streets and in our homes we’re going to take a look at the diversity in its solutions. Fingerprints Fingerprints are so tied to law enforcement that the two ideas are practically synonymous in the…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometric Tech Versus Ebola

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometric Tech Versus Ebola

Last week at Find Biometrics we continued our month long examination of law enforcement biometrics while mobility held on to its top spot as a fixture of identity management news thanks to the persistent and strong hype generated by Apple. Meanwhile border control, access control and privacy concerns in the NBA rounded out an exciting…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: Next Generation Identification

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: Next Generation Identification

The FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) system is a logical step in the right direction for law enforcement in the United States. Managed by the Bureau’s Criminal Justice Information Services division (CJIS), NGI brings an exciting amount of next generation efficiency to critical law enforcement procedures that used to take an unbelievable amount of time…

NIST Wants You To Participate in Tatt-C

NIST Wants You To Participate in Tatt-C

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a division of the US government, is inviting organizations to help advance tattoo recognition technology as part of an initiative it’s calling Tattoo Recognition Technology – Challenge, or Tatt-C. This will be of particular interest to organizations involved in biometrics, as the kind of pattern-recognition technology involved…

Lockheed Martin Played Key Role FBI’s NGI Deployment

Lockheed Martin Played Key Role FBI’s NGI Deployment

The FBI’s Next Generation Identitification (NGI) system is now fully operational, having gone online September 7, 2014. With the NGI system in place, the Bureau has new tools to help identify criminals with greater efficiency and accuracy than the old hard-copy methods. The NGI’s full activation is a major milestone in the world of identity, and…

Interview with John Mears, Director of the IBIA

Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with IBIA director John Mears about US biometric entry and exit. The conversation previews an upcoming IBIA document concerning exit and entry processing over the past several years, the importance of biometrics at the border and the public’s learning curve when it comes to automated systems.

FBI Activates Next Generation Identification System, Preserves Historical Biometrics

FBI Activates Next Generation Identification System, Preserves Historical Biometrics

This week, the FBI announced that in September it will be doing away with the old cliche storage warehouses full of identity information when its Next Generation Identification (NGI) system becomes fully active. The project, which involves the digitization of over 30 million records, signifies a major milestone for the FBI as it will be…

NEC Biometrics Take First in NIST Face Recognition Performance Test

NEC Biometrics Take First in NIST Face Recognition Performance Test

NEC Corporation’s facial biometrics have take first place in a recent test performed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This marks the third consecutive NIST test in which NEC’s facial recognition was put to task and granted first place honors. NEC previously received top honors in the 2009 Multiple Biometric Grand Challenge…

U.S. Senate Allocates $249 Million To Office of Biometric Identity Management

U.S. Senate Allocates $249 Million To Office of Biometric Identity Management

On Tuesday, the U.S Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) approved funding legislation for the fiscal year of 2015. The total funding rings in at $47.2 billion, with slices going towards border control and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM). This newly approved number is $643 million above the previous…

A-T Solutions Wins $37 Million Contract For Biometric Forensics

A-T Solutions Wins $37 Million Contract For Biometric Forensics

March 20, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division has made a $37 million order with A-T Solutions Inc. The company is a counter terrorism solutions provider and will be supporting the Navy Expeditionary Forensics and Biometrics (NEFB) program, which provides expeditionary and reach-back forensic and biometric…

Biometric Database Pilot Run by Interior Ministry In Rishon Lezion

July 9, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter A pilot of the biometric database was launched by the Interior Ministry in Rishon Lezion, Israel Monday afternoon, following years of public controversy surrounding issues of citizen privacy and data security. Citizens coming to renew or receive new ID cards will have the option of trading the…

MorphoTrust Releases New Version of Offender ID

June 4, 2013, Billerica, MA: MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions and services, recently released the newest version of its inmate identification, enrollment and tracking solution, Offender ID. Offender ID 3.1 offers new security features, including fingerprint and face biometric capture as well as searchable aliases. In addition, new integration and support…

BIO-key® International, Inc. Awarded CA SiteMinder Validation for BIO-key ID Director

LAS VEGAS, NV–(Apr 22, 2013) – CA WORLD – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that it successfully achieved CA Validation status for the BIO-key ID Director for CA SiteMinder. The company will showcase Bio-Key ID Director for CA…

Interview with Jaimin Shah, CEO, ZKTeco, US Headquarter

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Our focus is having a totally integrated solution within our Time & Attendance, Access Control and IP cameras with face detection and identification. To give you an example, at ISC you will see our fully integrated access control solution where you match your fingerprint on the panel. We will also present our IP based video surveillance solution that is capable of detecting and identifying face which can be integrated with our access control offering. We also have an SDK available so that our partners can integrate our products with any third party solution. We will also display our newly designed modular 7” touch screen workforce terminal at ISC.
So those are the 4 different areas that we are focused in providing a complete integrated solution. This will do lot of justice to our partners’ channels who have helped us all along during our growth and will help them to make more money and provide more services for their customers…

The Honorable Ross Ashley Named Advisor to the Board

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – March 13, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today that the Honorable W. Ross Ashley III will serve as advisor to the board of directors. In that role, Mr. Ashley will provide strategic guidance to the company as it continues…

MorphoTop Achieves FBI Certification

Morpho (Safran group) today announced that MorphoTop Model 100R, a compact high speed livescan fingerprint scanner, has received certification from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This certification covers both tenprint rolled and identification flat fingerprint capture and meets the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) Image Quality Standard (IQS) Appendix F specification*. MorphoTop is…

Computer Deductions Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Raptor ID

Computer Deductions Inc. (CDI), providers of the nationally recognized Consolidated Transaction Management Controller, today announced a strategic partnership with Raptor ID to develop software for Raptor ID’s full product suite. “The CDI Consolidated Transaction Management Controller (CTMC), running on top of the CDI Store and Forward, provides a complete workflow tracking and response management solution.…

Morpho Chosen to Supply INTERPOL Travel Documents

Morpho (Safran group), the worldwide leader in biometric solutions, has been chosen to supply the secure ID management and document production system for the INTERPOL Travel Document initiative. Issued by INTERPOL, the Travel Document is intended to enable its officials to travel internationally on official INTERPOL business without requiring a visa when assisting in transnational…

MorphoTrak to Supply Massachusetts Police with new State-wide Morpho Biometric Identification System

Morpho (Safran group), the leading provider of identification systems, is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts State Police (MASP) has selected its U.S. subsidiary, MorphoTrak, to provideMorphoBIS, its next generation Biometric Identification System, for the Commonwealth’s new statewide system. At the leading edge of biometric identification technology, MorphoBIS enables real-time identification of suspects and criminals. This crime-solving…

Reportlinker Releases Report Forecasting the Biometrics Market Between 2012-2022

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Biometrics Market 2012-2022 Full report available here: http://www.reportlinker.com/p01009943/The-Biometrics-Market-2012-2022.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Security_Systems Report Details The unique capabilities of biometric identification technologies provide solutions to a range of security issues for both military and civilian markets. With technological advances now ensuring greater effectiveness, and multi-modular identification…

BIO-key International, Inc. Exhibiting at 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference

BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reported that the company will be presenting the latest advances in fingerprint biometric authentication technology for government, enterprise and consumer markets at the Biometric Consortium Conference at the Tampa – Florida Convention Center (BOOTH # 523)…

Bode Technology Offers First Rapid DNA Service Delivering a DNA Profile from Evidentiary Samples in Under 90 Minutes

The Bode Technology Group, Inc. (Bode), a leading provider of innovative forensic DNA services, announced today the launch of their Rapid DNA Service™ to provide near real-time DNA analysis. This service delivers a DNA profile from forensic samples in less than 90 minutes resulting in a fast turnaround of investigative leads for law enforcement agencies…

NEC and DataWorks Plus Provide Facial Recognition Solution to Aid Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Community

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider of biometric identification technologies and integrator of advanced IT solutions, and DataWorks Plus, LLC, a leader in criminal justice and law enforcement solutions, announced the delivery of the JNET Facial Recognition System to the Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET), an integrated justice portal that delivers justice information to…

Los Angeles County Regional Identification System Selects Biometrics4ALL as the Exclusive Vendor for Portable LiveScan Booking Contract

The award was made after an extensive demonstration and a week-long, hands-on analysis by the LASD evaluation team and will be used by members of law enforcement agencies within Los Angeles County. Biometrics4ALL will provide up to 30 units to LA County for submission of criminal booking transactions to Los Angeles County Automated Fingerprint Identification…

Animetrics’ ForensicaGPS Deployed by Pennsylvania Justice Network

Animetrics, a leading developer of advanced 3D facial recognition and identity management solutions, announced today its selection with partner DataWorks Plus by the Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) for an innovative facial biometric program with Pennsylvania police and sheriff departments. Animetrics’ ForensicaGPS investigative face identity application is part of JNET’s new Facial Recognition System (JFRS), helping…

IntegenX Unveils RapidHIT Human Identification System to U.K. Forensic Community

IntegenX Inc., a privately held company and leading developer of rapid human DNA identification technology, DNA sequencing library preparation systems, and DNA/RNA room temperature stability and storage products, today announced the unveiling of its RapidHIT Human Identification System at the new Key Forensics Services Ltd (KFS) facility in Warrington, United Kingdom. KFS is one of…

New Joint Panel to Identify Interoperability Issues in Biometric Systems

The IJIS Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security, announces the formation of a joint Government Industry Panel to identify challenges in interoperability between biometric-based products and systems. In spite of significant progress in the development of national and international biometric standards, many interoperability problems…

Zvetco Verifi Fingerprint Readers to Secure Apopka Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS)

Zvetco Biometrics, a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that the City of Apopka has deployed the company’s P4500 biometric fingerprint reader and the Authasas enterprise grade biometric software, to achieve compliance with CJIS mandates at state and federal levels. The City of Apopka selected Zvetco and Viable Solutions, Inc. to provide…

BIO-key International, Inc. Awarded Contract from Province of British Columbia

BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI.OB), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reportedthat the company has been awarded a $500,000 contract to provide fingerprint biometric technology to Shared Services BC (SSBC), that provides Information Technology (IT) infrastructure support services for the B.C. government and the broader public sector. The first deployment of BIO-key’s WEB-key® finger identification solution is for the B.C. Department of Corrections.  Sierra…

Aware Provides Biometrics Software and Services for Three Large-Scale Border Management Systems

Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a global provider of biometrics and medical imaging software, today announced that it is providing biometrics software and services for three large-scale border management systems as a result of separate team-based project wins in Europe, the Middle East, and North America. In each case, Aware is subcontracted to provide system integrators…

AOptix and Morpho Create Global Partnership for Biometrics and Identity Management

AOptix Technologies, Inc., (AOptix) (www.aoptix.com), a leading developer of advanced optical technologies and products, today announced that Morpho, a high-technology company of the Safran group and a world leader in biometric technology, has become an AOptix strategic partner. With this agreement, AOptix products, including the combined face capture and iris recognition system, InSight Duo, will…

Smartmatic and Green Bit Selected to Supply Biometric Enrollment Solution to Mexico

Smartmatic, a world leader in technology solutions for Governments, and Italy based Green Bit SpA, a leading supplier of FBI certified Livescan systems, proudly announced their joint efforts to provide a biometric enrollment solution for the Mexican Federal Election Institute (IFE). Smartmatic, a specialist in Electoral and Identity Management solutions partnered with Green Bit to…

Western Identification Network Selects NEC for Criminal Identification Network Across Eight States

NEC Corporation of America, a leading provider of innovative IT, communications, and biometrics solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a multiyear contract with the Western Identification Network, Inc. (WIN) to modernize WIN’s multistate criminal identification system. The updated system will include advanced identification capabilities (such as high-resolution palm and fingerprint matching and other…

Elektrobit Selected by Raptor ID To Develop RaptorPAD and RaptorONE Multibiometric Smart Devices

EB, Elektrobit Corporation, a developer of cutting- edge embedded technology solutions for automotive and wireless industries, today announced that its technology will be adapted to power two devices produced by Raptor Identification Systems, Inc. ("Raptor ID").  Raptor ID’s  Mobile Biometric Products suite consists of the RaptorONE, a revolutionary Android-based smartphone with full multi-biometric screening capability,…

MobileID’s Impact on Improving Police Efficiency Highlighted by ACPO’s DCC East Midlands Peter Goodman and the NPIA’s Nick Deyes

Mobile identification (MobileID) is helping officers to identify individuals by their fingerprints more quickly. Furthermore, MobileID forms part of the Information Systems Improvement Strategy (ISIS), which is transforming the way police technology is developed, procured, implemented and managed. This technological step forward will ultimately help police officers on the front line to carry out their duties more effectively, as Association of Chief Police Officers Lead on MobileID Deputy Chief Constable East Midlands Peter Goodman and Head of ISIS at the National Policing Improvement Agency Nick Deyes explain.

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