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Hawaii to Expand MorphoFace Investigate Tech to All Counties

Hawaii to Expand MorphoFace Investigate Tech to All Counties

MorphoTrak (a U.S.-based Morpho (Safran) company) has announced that its MorphoFace Investigate facial recognition system is going to be integrated in all Hawaii counties. Hosted by the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center, the system is used by the Honolulu Police Department to track down suspects in police investigations, providing a database of over 450 000 images.…

Privacy Restrictions To Hinder Global Facial Recognition Market Growth, Says Report

Privacy Restrictions To Hinder Global Facial Recognition Market Growth, Says Report

A new report analyzing the global facial recognition market cites restrictions on users’ sharing of personal details as a hindrance to market growth. Specifically using the example of the covert monitoring of an individual, the report from Research and Markets, which covers the period between 2014 and 2020, doesn’t seem to paint a negative picture…

MorphoTrak’s Biometric Technology and FBI NGI to Transform Crime-Solving

Thanks to biometric technologies developed by MorphoTrak, a US subsidiary of identity solutions leader Morpho (Safran), the first nationwide palmprint identification system has been created as a part of the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) program. Improvements to NGI that became operational in May incorporate Morpho’s latest algorithms, matching latent fingerprint, palmprint, and friction ridge…

Over 20 States Use MorphoTrust’s AutoTest and RoadTest

May 15, 2013, Billerica, MA: MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions and services, announced a series of contracts for its automated knowledge and skills testing solutions for state motor vehicle agencies. The North Dakota Department of Transportation recently implemented MorphoTrust™ RoadTest and the Georgia Department of Driver Services has awarded a contract…

3M, Gemalto, Morpho (Safran) and Oberthur Technologies create the Secure Identity Alliance’

St. Paul, Amsterdam and Paris, May 13, 2013 – Leading secure eDocuments companies 3M, Gemalto, Morpho (a division of Safran) and Oberthur Technologies announced the formation of the Secure Identity Alliance, a grouping dedicated to developing the usage of government-issued eDocuments (identity, health cards, driving licenses and ePassports in particular) for increased security, and to encourage deployment of…

DoD Selects MorphoTrust to Maintain Key Biometrics Platform

BILLERICA, Mass.–MorphoTrust has won a contract to maintain the central biometrics platform of the DoD. The maintenance contract for ABIS® is worth $17.8 million — $3.6 million a year with four one-year options. “The Department of Defense has chosen MorphoTrust to implement and maintain a biometric system that supports critical missions in homeland security and…

Biometrics Market Research Updates From Global Information

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 4, 2013 — Global Information (GII) presents a selection of new market research reports covering the global markets for fingerprint, iris, face and voice biometrics and hand geometry from our premium research partner, Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Iris Biometrics: New Report Prominent among the contactless biometric identification technologies, Iris biometrics identifies an…

European Commission Selects Consortium of Accenture, Morpho and HP to Maintain EU Visa Information and Biometric Matching Systems

BRUSSELS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The European Commission Directorate General for Home Affairs has awarded a consortium of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Morpho (Safran) and HP, a contract to maintain the European Visa Information System (VIS). The contract is for three years with a possible one-year extension to a maximum value of €70 million (approx.US$93 million). The project will support…

Morpho (Safran) signs agreement with the State Bank of India during official visit of French President François Hollande to India

During the official visit of French President, Francois Hollande to India, Morpho (Safran) through its Indian subsidiary Smart Chip, signed an agreement with the State Bank of India for the provision and maintenance of a biometric authentication solution. The agreement was signed yesterday in New Delhi by N Jambunathan, Chief General Manager, State Bank of…

Orange County Selects Morpho’s New Automated Biometric Identification System

Morpho (Safran), the leading provider of identification systems, is pleased to announce that Orange County, California has selected its U.S. subsidiary, MorphoTrak, to provide MorphoBIS, its next generation Biometric Identification System, for the county’s new biometric identification system. Housed in the Orange County Crime Lab, MorphoBIS will provide real-time identification of suspects and criminals with…

MorphoTrust and Tennessee Partner for First-of-its-Kind Self-Service License Renewal

MorphoTrust USA (Safran), together with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOS), recently unveiled self-service kiosks for renewal and replacement of driver licenses and ID cards at approximately 40 new locations, including Driver Service Centers, as well as alternate locations, including public libraries and AAA offices. Tennessee is one of the first states…

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to Solve More Crimes for Improved Public Safety with New Morpho Automated Biometric Identification Solution

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) will soon be able to search, match, identify, and verify fingerprints with even greater speed and accuracy, thanks to a system upgrade contract recently signed with MorphoTrak, part of Morpho (Safran). The new contract upgrades the existing TBI fingerprint system with the latest technology from Morpho, the Morpho Biometric…

TSA Authorizes MorphoTrust Channeling Services to Screen Airport Workers and Produce Secure Badges

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) received authorization from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to support employee screening and badging at U.S. airports under its Other Transaction Agreement with TSA. MorphoTrust is one of three organizations authorized by TSA to offer Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services, following a thorough review to validate the company’s security systems and…

MorphoTrust General Counsel to Discuss Legal, Commercial Implications of Facial Recognition Technologies at CES

Scott Boylan, general counsel of MorphoTrust USA (Safran group), will speak on the legal, commercial and societal implications of facial recognition technologies on January 9 at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. MorphoTrust is the leading U.S. provider of identity solutions to federal, state and local governments. Facial recognition technologies are…