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Facing the Facts About Biometric Facial Recognition Technology

I recently spoke at the Biometrics for Government and Law Enforcement conference in Washington, DC. The more I speak at these events and around the country at our Lunch and Learn events, the more...

Five Recommended Best Practices for Your Facial Recognition Investigative Workflow

Capturing good probe images, enhancing lower quality images, facial analysis, two-tier verifications, and identifying your possible match. During my tenure working as a lead detective in the New York City Police Department's first dedicated facial...

Best Practices to Prevent Facial Recognition Misuse and Bias

Combat False Narratives with These Investigative Processes The report issued by the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law Center on October 18, 2016, makes alarmist claims about the use of facial recognition technology...

Facial Recognition: Racial Bias, Privacy & Misuse

Facts, Metrics, and Accountability Needed to Combat False Narratives about Misuse and Racial Bias Last week I read several articles which repeated misguided assertions regarding facial recognition technology. As someone who has been immersed in...

Facial Recognition: Have Spoofing Countermeasures in Place

In a recent WIRED magazine article, published on August 19, 2016, the title states, “Hackers Trick Facial Recognition Logins with Photos from Facebook (What Else?)”. The author explains how computer vision specialists from the...

Five Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for Our Lunch and Learn

An LPR and facial recognition lunch and learn that delivers on the lunch, and the learn, minus the sales pitch.   I recently attended a Vigilant Lunch and Learn in Miami, hosted by the Miami Beach...

Without Human Analysis, False Positive Rates Impact the Perception of Facial Recognition

Television has created a very unrealistic perception of facial recognition technology that many interpret as reality. Big Brother is watching you with a camera, all crimes are solved in an hour, and a satellite...

Retaining Images of Lower Quality for Facial Recognition

Enhancing Images to Generate Investigative Leads The facial recognition process is made very easy for an analyst or investigator when the probe image is “controlled” and meets the criteria for searching. Controlled by definition in...

Past, Present, and Future of LPR and Facial Recognition

Get Plugged-In to Tom’s Take on the Direction of LPR and Facial Recognition for Law Enforcement The law enforcement world is a different place than it was four years ago.  So is Vigilant Solutions.  I...

The Art and Science of Effective Facial Recognition

Facial recognition technologies have long been a frustration for police investigators.  The reality has never really quite lived up to the hype.  As a 20-year veteran of the NYPD, with five of those years...

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