Monday, October 17, 2011

Nationwide Facial Recognition Service in 2012 by FBI

"The FBI by mid-January will activate a nationwide facial recognition service in select states that will allow local police to identify unknown subjects in photos, bureau officials told Nextgov. The federal government is embarking on a multiyear, $1 billion dollar overhaul of the FBI's existing fingerprint database to more quickly and accurately identify suspects, partly through applying other biometric markers, such as iris scans and voice recordings."
Read the rest of the article in "FBI to launch nationwide facial recognition service", Nextgov, October 7, 2011.

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