Government researchers working on tattoo recognition software

Posted: June 11, 2015 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

It was only a matter of time before government technology caught up with Hollywood’s version of identifying suspects’ tattoos based on computer algorithms.

Law enforcement officials are working with computer scientists to develop tools to analyze tattoos through image recognition software. The National Institute for Standards and Technology hosted a tattoo recognition technology challenge workshop earlier this week asking scientists and engineers to come up with better ways to automate tattoo recognition to identify criminals and victims in a faster, more comprehensive way.

  1. Brittius says:

    Reblogged this on Brittius and commented:
    Problems are two-fold: 1) Civil servants will be in possession of the technology and operating it; 2) Technology will be provided by the Lowest Bidder. 😉

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