The FBI has been pilot-testing the high-tech program, which compiles mugshots, DNA information, iris scans and voice recognition, in several states since February.

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The Next Generation Identification program matches surveillance images with photos of known criminals to aid agents in identifying and catching suspects.

The FBI is gearing up to lau

nch a national facial recognition system that is expected to transform how the organization fights crime.

The Next Generation Identification program, a $1 billion update to the FBI’s national fingerprint database, matches surveillance images to photos of known criminals to aid agents in identifying and catching suspects, New Scientist magazine reported.

The FBI has been pilot-testing

It is expected to be implemented nationwide by 2014. the high-tech program, which compiles mugshots, DNA information, iris scans and voice recognition, in several states since February.

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