Sensors, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence Announces Oct. 9 Webcast: Mobile Biometrics for Law Enforcement

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International Biometric Group (IBG) and the Sensors, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence Announce October 9th Webcast: Mobile Biometrics for Law Enforcement

International Biometric Group (IBG), on behalf of the Sensors, Surveillance & Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence, is pleased to announce its upcoming webcast: Mobile Biometrics for Law Enforcement to be held this Thursday, October 9th, at 1:00 pm EST. This webcast will provide law enforcement practitioners with current information on mobile biometric technologies, including functionality, standards and applications.

Law enforcement agencies require technology that enables the quick and efficient field identification of persons of interest. Mobile biometric technologies can potentially provide solutions for complex and rapidly changing field requirements. Often times, technology used for law enforcement applications must meet difficult requirements which diverge substantially from other applications of mobile biometric technology.

IBG Consultant Olga Raskin will spend 30 minutes discussing biometric technologies in law enforcement, including topics such as:

  •     An overview of current mobile biometric technologies
  •     Uses and applications for mobile biometrics
  •     Technology challenges
  •     Emerging trends
  •     The future of mobile biometrics in the law enforcement settings

Event Title: Mobile Biometrics for Law Enforcement
Event Date: October 9th, 2008 at 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Web activation: http://www.biometricgroup.com/webcon

This project was supported by Award No. 2007-MU-MU-K008, awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webcast are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Justice.

About the Sensors, Surveillance and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence
The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) established the Sensors, Surveillance, and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence to serve as a specialized technology resource for the 19,000+ state and local law enforcement and corrections agencies across the U.S. The Center of Excellence operates within the existing National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) system, a component of OJP's National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The Department of Justice selected International Biometric Group (IBG) to operate the Center of Excellence. Learn more at http://www.justnet.org.

The project is funded through the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs. NIJ is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues and provides objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the state and local levels.

About International Biometric Group (IBG)
International Biometric Group (IBG) is a leading research, consulting and systems integration firm addressing the identity management and security needs of both government and commercial clients. As a vendor-independent firm, IBG designs, engineers and supports solutions across multiple platforms in complex, mission-critical environments. IBG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Washington, DC, San Francisco; and London. Learn more at http://www.biometricgroup.com.

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Brianna Barry
212.809.9491
bbarry @ biometricgroup.com

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