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San Diego Area Officers Using Facial Scans in the Field

November 11, 2013
Twenty-five local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies – including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Border Patrol, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, and San Diego State University – participate in the system.

Livescan Solutions

October 8, 2013
With biometric technology rapidly evolving, MorphoTrak can help you future-proof your livescan investment. We're delivering new capabilities with the latest algorithms that ensure optimum performance with the top AFIS systems. IACP Booth #2655

NeoFace Facial Recognition Technology

August 20, 2013
The NEC NeoFace Product Suite uses advanced facial processing and matching algorithms to produce highly compressed images. NeoFace Smart ID is a smart phone and tablet-based solution that enables collection and identification of various source data.

Durabook SA14 Rugged Notebook

August 20, 2013
GammaTech's latest rugged notebook, the Durabook SA14, contains a range of wireless connectivity for use away from an office, with a battery life of up to 11 hours.

Morpho To Provide Biometric Technology To INTERPOL

July 12, 2013
Under a new partnership agreement, Morpho (Safran) will provide INTERPOL with a range of innovative biometric solutions and other technical support to enhance global security, INTERPOL announced.

Mass. Agency Adopts LEID's BACS for Evidence Management

March 8, 2013

North Andover (Mass.) Police officers demonstrate how to use LEID Products' BACS evidence management system, which the department has recently implemented.

LEID Products Awarded Patent for BACS System

September 6, 2012
LEID Products has been awarded a new patent for its Biometric Access Control System (BACS) by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the company announced.

LEID Products Awarded $250,000 From Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund

July 22, 2011
LEID Products LLC was awarded $250,000 from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund in June and $125,000 in matching private funds to accelerate sales growth, the company announced.

Arizona Sheriff Equips Deputies with Biometric Readers

July 19, 2011
In the fall, Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff's deputies will be outfitted with hand-held devices that enable deputies to scan a subject's face and iris to find potential matches with people in criminal databases.

Fulcrum Biometrics Introduces Fingerprint Scanner for Apple Devices

June 22, 2011
The FBI-certified silicon fingerprint sensor and accompanying "app" for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch provide a portable, biometric system for mobile identification.

Fortifying Police Stations

May 16, 2011

Police administrations can implement a variety of technologies to beef-up police facility security. While cameras are often top of mind in every police facility—even the old and outdated ones—many other technologies exist to monitor and secure these buildings.

Report: Federal Investment In Border Technology Falls Short

February 17, 2011
The ASU study stresses that to halt illegal crossings and contraband while expediting commerce through ports of entry, border field agents require immediate access to time-sensitive information and intelligence captured by license plate readers, unattended ground sensors and biometric identification kits.

NYPD Begins Photographing Suspects' Irises

November 16, 2010
The program began in Manhattan on Monday and will be expanded to the other boroughs by the end of the year. The technology allows police to match a detainee to his or her iris in less than 5 seconds.

DOJ Provides More than $17 Million to LE Technology Centers

October 28, 2010
The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced that more than $17 million in Fiscal Year 2010 funding was awarded to seven Department of Justice Technology Centers of Excellence (COE). The Centers of Excellence serve as the nation's authoritative resource for law enforcement and corrections officers and practitioners.

Iris Scans Arrive at Texas Border Checkpoint

September 14, 2010
In October, the Department of Homeland Security will begin testing iris-scanning technology at a border checkpoint in McAllen, Texas, as a way to stem illegal immigration and identify fraud.

Using the iPhone For Field IDs

June 23, 2010
In addition to asking for a driver's license, the officer would use the iPhone to photograph the suspect's face and iris (the colored ring around the pupil). It would allow officers to verify a suspect's identification and perhaps avoid dragging them back to the station.

Massachusetts' Agencies Use iPhones For Field IDs

June 23, 2010

Brockton (Mass.) police get an iPhone-based system to identify suspects through facial recognition in the field.

L.A. Airport Police Union Urges Full-Body Scans at Checkpoints

January 5, 2010
The Los Angeles airport police union urged the federal government Monday to begin requiring full-body scans for every passenger at airport security checkpoints, saying metal detectors are no longer enough.

Beyond Facial Recognition

October 30, 2009

Currently, biometric systems are being used every day by officers in two distinct missions: security and identification. And they can be very useful.

Smart Guns Are Not Ready for Duty

June 12, 2009

What the lab tried to communicate to the NYPD was that the technology wouldn’t have prevented the Edwards tragedy. You see, the radio system will pick up any friendly gun within 600 feet. That means that when the other officers pointed their weapons at Officer Edwards their guns would have only told them that a friendly gun was in the general area. Well, they already knew that. They knew that at least three friendly guns were in the area. After all, they were holding them.

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