German Biometric Trials
The assessment of the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) according to which biometric visual-image search systems are not advanced enough to be used by the police to search for persons has led to mixed reactions. The Federal Criminal Police Office presented the fairly sobering research results of its visual-image search systems project on Wednesday in Wiesbaden. Given the present state of the technology the system was unfit to be deployed, the Office concluded.
“Mixed reactions to the facial-features recognition technology project of the BKA” at Heise online.