Policing in my hometown (Winnipeg) gets smart

Posted by Douglas Wood, Crime Tech Solutions As a native Winnipeg boy, this article in the Winnipeg Sun caught my attention… The government of Manitoba, Canada won’t be making good on its 2011 election pledge to put an extra 50 cops on the streets to combat crime and keep Winnipeg neighborhoods safe. But it’s not because … More Policing in my hometown (Winnipeg) gets smart

Professor urges increased use of technology in fighting crime

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions This article originally appeared HERE in Jamaica Observer. It’s an interesting read… A University of the West Indies (UWI) professor is calling for the increased use of technology by developing countries, including Jamaica, to assist in the fight against crime. Professor Evan Duggan, who is Dean of the Faculty of … More Professor urges increased use of technology in fighting crime

Is “Minority Report” pure fiction?

Posted by Douglas Wood. Journalist Raj Shekhar had an interesting article in the Times of India this week. It’s like PreCrime, only four decades early. The “predictive policing” system seen in the Tom Cruise blockbuster Minority Report is now taking shape in Delhi. But instead of the three slime-immersed psychic “Precogs” that system relied on, Delhi Police’s … More Is “Minority Report” pure fiction?

Biometrics and Authentication – A new world of possibilities

This article was written by Sacha Breite, head of future payments at SIX Payment Services. It originally appeared here on July 20, 2015. The search for a common, international standard of payment authentication is in full flow. Governments, retailers, banks and (not least) consumers are all eager to find a means of confirming someone’s identity … More Biometrics and Authentication – A new world of possibilities