Based on the provisions of The Code of Criminal Procedure and requests of law enforcement agencies in Taiwan, this laboratory administers image analysis and identification cases entrusted from various levels of judicial organizations. The scopes of analysis and identification involve face recognition and comparison (prints and digital images), monitored videotape image restoration, and image enhancement. These image samples came from the crime scenes, traffic monitored records, ATM systems and the films or videotapes are protected under copyright acts. There are approximately 50 cases have to be analyzed each year.
Recently, this laboratory makes efforts in improving the quality of image analysis and identification through establishing face image databases, enlarging image analytical instruments and focusing on advanced studies.