Safety Solutions

IBM demonstrated various technologies, ranging from biometric ID cards to wireless data systems, that allow federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to share critical data to potential customers and government officials. The presentation was June 20-21 at the company's Institute for Electronic Government in Washington.

Clockwise from top:
M.I.A.E. Mirck-Suren of the Schiphol Group uses a smart card to demonstrate the company's automatic border passage system; Systems Manager Ahmed Kalala displays a smart card created with the IBM Secure Identity Solutions for e-business; an IBM Thinkpad with panel displays developed by Xybernaut Corp. that can guide rescue workers by map or instructions; a screen capture shows the creation of smart cards with biometric features using software developed by Lenel Systems International Inc.; a template that can search criminal records through major databases from a police cruiser.

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