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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 -- 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

An exceeding number of police departments and law enforcement agencies, whose officers spend upwards of 3-4 hours a day completing incident reports and other time-sensitive paperwork*, are turning to smarter tools, such as speech recognition solutions, to help transform their police reporting workflows.

Join us on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM ET to hear why these law enforcement professionals are embracing smarter tools to complete higher-quality reports and move mission-critical information within the CAD/RMS faster and more efficiently – all by voice.

This discussion will provide you with an understanding of:

  • What law enforcement has to say about current reporting processes
  • Why officers, especially recruits, want smarter tools to help with police paperwork
  • Why manual reporting has a negative impact on report accuracy and productivity and can hinder criminal proceedings
  • How departments can speed up data entry within the CAD/RMs and move mission-critical information more accurately and efficiently
  • How speech recognition technology can help increase officer safety and improve situational awareness and productivity on patrol
  • Why embracing smarter technology increases community visibility, and minimizes costs

Learn how your department can make incident reporting faster, safer and more complete by registering for our webinar today.

*Role of Technology in Law Enforcement Paperwork Survey 

Speakers:

Eric La Scola, Product Marketing Manager, Dragon, Nuance

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Facial Recognition Technology Improved Since 2000

March 19, 2003  | 

Facial recognition technology has greatly advanced since 2000, according to a study overseen by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, although it still has some kinks to work out.

The most recently tabulated test, one of several biannual tests conducted by four federal government agencies and involving products from 10 companies, shows that the success rate of face recognition systems in correctly matching faces to images stored in databases has significantly improved.

But the report of the test's findings also included the systems' shortcomings. The test showed recognition systems perform poorly in outdoors settings. Even the best systems made correct matches to the database of images just 50 percent of the time. And the report suggested that other aspects of the systems' search capablities need more research. For instance, they tend to identify men better than women and older subjects better than younger ones.

The government's testing was performed last summer but the results were not fully tabulated and analyzed until recently. The report was strictly a technical evaluation and did not address any privacy or civil rights concerns.

Companies will most likely use the results of the testing to promote their products as effective tools in verifying that people are who they claim to be and in identifying unknown people by comparing them with a database of images. Facial recognition technology is already being used by some government security officers in conjunction with fingerprinting and other biometric systems to perform these tasks.

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