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Facial Recognition Database Being Complied By The FBI
2014-04-15 13:45:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Americans who never committed a crime may have felt “off the grid” when it came to FBI surveillance, but being invisible to federal law enforcement, whether real or imagined, appears to be a thing of the past as the FBI has been building a catalog of facial images over the past several years. According to documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) database will contain...

Facial Recognition Added To FBI's Arsenal
2012-09-10 11:04:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While we still may have no clue as to why the FBI had some 12 million Apple UDIDs, the fact they are now in the hands of a hacking collective is enough reason to question the federal agency´s ability to keep data safe. So, while it may be good news for some that the FBI is finally moving away from the relatively ancient fingerprint system for identifying criminals to facial recognition, some privacy groups are beginning...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been named the North American Biometrics Operations and Integrations "Company of the Year" by Frost and Sullivan, recognizing the Corporation's success in delivering innovative biometrics solutions that offer high levels of customer value. "Lockheed Martin has a proud history of delivering biometric solutions that play an important role our customer's law enforcement and national security missions," said...

2011-04-12 11:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led Next Generation Identification (NGI) team is beginning to fully develop and deploy a capability that will enhance the FBI's latent fingerprint matching accuracy and introduce palm print matching to the system. Development efforts began after a successful Critical Design Review (CDR) for the system's Increment 3. The milestone came just weeks after the FBI declared Initial Operating Capability on NGI's...

2011-03-08 08:00:00

CLARKSBURG, W.Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New technology designed to revolutionize law enforcement's ability to process fingerprints has reached its initial operating capability, the FBI announced today. The Next Generation Identification System (NGI), built by Lockheed Martin, delivers an incremental replacement of the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS). NGI provides automated fingerprint and latent search capabilities, electronic image storage,...

2010-05-13 08:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led Next Generation Identification (NGI) team is beginning to fully develop and deploy a new NGI system capability that transforms how law enforcement officials search an FBI wanted persons database. Development efforts began after a successful Critical Design Review (CDR) for the system's second phase, also known as Increment 2: Repository for Individuals of Special Concern (RISC). The RISC fingerprint database, which...

2010-03-16 09:00:00

BEDFORD, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE), a global provider of imaging and biometrics software, today announced that it has supplied biometrics software for Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Workstation (ATW). Lockheed Martin recently announced that they had successfully delivered the first ATWs for the Next Generation Identification (NGI) system. ATW includes several COTS Aware software products, including NISTPack, WSQ1000, AccuPrint(TM), and...

2010-01-06 13:37:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led Next Generation Identification (NGI) team has successfully delivered the first Advanced Technology Workstations (ATWs) as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) new state-of-the-art biometrics system. The NGI workstations replace aging Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) Service Provider Workstations, bringing improved capabilities for the FBI's service providers and...

2009-09-10 06:30:00

WALL, N.J., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, announced today that the contract recently awarded by Lockheed Martin to provide fingerprint identification technology for the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) system is based on the fusion of BIO-key and MorphoTrak biometric algorithms. The fusion of the algorithms of these two powerful...


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