public safety

NVIDIA and AnyVision Partner For Smart City Facial Recognition

NVIDIA and AnyVision Partner For Smart City Facial Recognition

Israel-based computer vision specialist AnyVision has teamed up with NVIDIA to promote a facial recognition solution to the government sector. AnyVision has joined NVIDIA’s Metropolis Software Partner Program, and is now able to run its technology on NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units. The company is promoting its solution as a smart city tool that can be…

Company Donates Facial Recognition Software To Find India’s Missing Children

Company Donates Facial Recognition Software To Find India’s Missing Children

Missing children in India has reached epidemic levels with approximately 242,938 children going missing between 2012-2017.  To address this crisis, The Delhi High Court has asked the city police to utilize a facial recognition software developed by a foreign company on a trial basis to help trace and rescue missing children, as the government has been…

NEC Announces Completion of Smart Government Trials in Singapore

NEC Announces Completion of Smart Government Trials in Singapore

“The trials demonstrate NEC’s interest in enhancing its government business as a growing number of authorities around the world seek out biometric and smart city solutions.” NEC has announced the completion of three trials of its biometric and IoT technologies in collaboration with the Singaporean government. The trials were conducted on Jurong Island as part…

NEC Aims for UK Government Sector with NPS Acquisition

NEC Aims for UK Government Sector with NPS Acquisition

“NEC aims to combine NPS’s technologies with its own AI and biometric solutions to develop systems that will allow British police to detect suspicious activity and individuals…” NEC is aiming to extend its reach in the UK government sector with its acquisition of Northgate Public Services Limited (NPS), an British services company. In a statement…

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes NEC Public Safety Efforts in APAC

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes NEC Public Safety Efforts in APAC

NEC has received the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Integrated Biometrics Solutions for Public Safety Leadership Award. In a statement announcing the award win, NEC explained that it had been granted in recognition of the company’s “technical leadership and growth performance” in the APAC region last year. Commenting further, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT…

Inventor’s System Ties Breathalyzer to Biometric Authentication

Inventor’s System Ties Breathalyzer to Biometric Authentication

A Las Vegas-based inventor has designed a breathalyzer that uses biometric identification to ensure that it’s testing the intended subject. It’s now being promoted by InventHelp, a licensing and promotion specialist for unaffiliated inventors. In a statement announcing the device, InventHelp declined to name the inventor in question, but explained that her motive was to help…

NEC Bringing Behavioral Biometrics to Tokyo

NEC Bringing Behavioral Biometrics to Tokyo

Toshima Ward in Tokyo has signed a deal with NEC Corporation to have its Comprehensive Disaster Control System installed in the municipal district. The system will incorporate an advanced behavioral biometrics system to help monitor and manage crowd control. The system is unique in the behavioral biometrics world in the sense that it isn’t actually…

NEC’s New Mobile Biometric Device Bolsters Public Safety

NEC’s New Mobile Biometric Device Bolsters Public Safety

NEC Corporation of America (NECAM) has announced the release of a new mobile biometric device aimed at in-field public safety applications. The NeoScan 45 mobile fingerprint collection device allows for accurate and fast fingerprint capture. NeoScan 45, as its name implies, complies with the FBI’s Appendix F Mobile ID FAP 45 Image Quality Specifications. It…