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Biometrics: Facial Recognition

By Susan Geoghegan

Biometric technology has long been used by the law enforcement community to identify suspects during criminal investigations. While fingerprint remains the dominant biometric in the law enforcement community, the use of facial recognition technology is gaining ground among police agencies nationwide.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Nov 2013)
 

Biometrics: Mobile Iris Recognition

By Susan Geoghegan

The most accurate of biometric modalities

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2013)
 

Transportation Security

By Bill Siuru

The 7th Annual Technology for Critical Incident Conference and Exposition addressed securing air, land and sea borders as the first line of defense against terrorism.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order May 2006)
 

Biometrics Basics

By Law and Order Staff

If your keys were contained in the physical characteristics of your body, such as your fingerprints, you couldn't accidentally lose them, and no one could duplicate them. This concept is the essence of biometric security technologies.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2006)
 

Companies Developing Biometrics

By Law and Order Staff

A list of companies and vendors that offer services in the field of biometrics technology.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2006)
 

Facial Recognition, the Real You

By Doug Hanson

Facial recognition has become an important biometric tool in law enforcement. As computer technology has progressed, face recognition has advanced as well.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2006)
 

Battelle wins contract to operate national biodefense analysis

By PSIT Staff

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that Battelle National Biodefense Institute (BNBI) has been selected to manage the new National Biodefense Analysis & Countermeasures Center (NBACC), a federally funded research and development center.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Mar/Apr 2007)
 

The FBI’s next generation identification database

By Jeremy L. Smith

The FBI is opening a new front in the war on terrorism by planning to build the largest database of biometric data in the world. This database, known as “Next Generation Identification,” will aggregate and store faces, fingerprints, palms, tattoos, scars and irises, and will give the FBI (and likely other agencies such as the DoD, DHS, and more) unprecedented access to a warehouse of biometric information that far exceeds simple fingerprints.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Mar/Apr 2008)
 

The Latest in Mobile AFIS

By Susan Geoghegan

Employing mobile AFIS technology allows officers in the field to identify people and determine if they have any outstanding warrants.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2008)
 

CLEAR: Biometrics at the Airport

By Thomas M. Manson

Read how travelers could benefit from the voluntary Registered Traveler program, which uses various pieces of biometric data to allow "cleared" pasengers to move more quickly through the security process.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jun 2008)
 
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