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Entries Tagged as 'Biometrics'

Nation-Wide Facial Recognition Service Being Launched by FBI

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Privacy

I first started working with Biometrics back in the 1970’s in helping a graduate student develop a signature recognition system.  Back then we were using mainframes, punch cards, a TTY33 and some very grainy EBCDIC artwork to help render the signatures.  We never got very far, but we were able to make some interesting inroads.  […]

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Military Use of Biometric Information Coming to the Police Near You

July 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Privacy

Starting with the US Special Forces more than two decades ago, continuing with Iraq and now Afghanistan, biometric samples have been collected which allow our military to pick out individuals in a crowd.  Much the same technology has been used throughout the United States by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to identify criminals […]

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