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Use of Technology in Criminal Investigation As the need for high-level security rises, technology usage is bound to fill up the needs in the field of criminal justice. Any innovation should not be complicated to the users so as to spread worldwide. Use of biometrics is the upcoming field in criminal justice where use of physiology is used to recognize a person person. The systems used in biometrics are fingerprints, ear geometry, voice, hand geometry, and face. Among all these systems, face recognition approach is particularly attractive. Facial detection technology is a computer application system that identifies or verifies a person from a digital video or an image from a video source. Facial recognition has begun to move to the forefront because of its purported advantages along numerous key dimensions. A person’s identity was used in domains like PINs, smart cards, passwords keys etc. which can either be easily forgotten, stolen, duplicated, misplaced, corrupted of unreadable. This prompted the use of an alternative identification module more reliable and secure. Face recognition appears to offer much better advantages compared to other forms of biometrics.
Automated biometric face recognition technology is a relatively new field. Humans have been using face to recognize faces of individuals, which is the societal most basic use. With the advancement of computer technology in the past few years has enabled similar recognitions automatically prompting major advancements that have propelled the technology further.
Since the dreaded September 11, 2001 terrorist attack in the United States facial recognition has gained enormous momentum in law enforcement to identify criminals. Currently in the U.S, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) uses Next generation identification program (NGI)…...

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