Facial reconstruction from a blood sample used for criminal investigation

Massachusetts investigators moved forward on a 24-year-old cold case Wednesday after a Virginia lab used DNA evidence to predict the appearance of the woman's killer. (Hampden District Attorney's Office)

Nothing in this newspaper blurb says how any of this has been validated. The police admit not being sure what to do with it. No one brought up the ‘CSI’ method of using digital facial recognition which seems to be having its own set of problems. As in putting the wrong person in prison. See ‘Losing Face’ How a facial recognition mismatch can ruin your life.

Full article on DNA ‘face matching.’

Related: Facial Recognition Market worth $6.19 Billion by 2020. 

US 2016 market now beyond $500 million

 

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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