The FBI has published some of its historic use of biometric information and systems as well as a look into its future plans for the identification technology, according to a ZDNet article.
Among the items reviewed:
- Looking at current systems for fingerprints and DNA and how those systems can be used in conjunction with new technology to help law enforcement and intelligence agencies
- Utilizing a team of experts to look into the legal, policy and procedural issues relating to the use of biometrics
- Working in tandem with other government agencies, academic institutions and corporations on R&D projects
- Ensuring FBI systems are compatible with other federal systems and developing training procedures and standards for biometric system usage by law enforcement and intelligence personnel.
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