Biometrics

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Computer vision to speed police investigations similar to Boston bombing

Police investigating the Boston Marathon bombing drew heavily on the vast amount of video data from the scene to build their case. The latest video analytic approaches could have helped speed the investigation even further says Dr James Orwell, leader of the Visual Surveillance Research Group at the Digital Imaging Research Centre at Kingston University

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The eyes have it

Fingerprints and irises provide a unique reference point to verify a person's identity in security and access control applications. Greg Blackman looks at the uses of biometric measurements

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Machine vision technology is improving quality control in automotive manufacturing, writes Andrew Williams

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A combination of vision, sensor and deep learning technologies are creating extraordinary developments in retail, writes Matthew Dale

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Keely Portway investigates the latest advances in 3D vision equipment, and how they could open up new industrial imaging applications

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Greg Blackman speaks to Torsten Wiesinger at Lucid Vision Labs, one of the newest industrial camera manufacturers on the block