APRIL 11--Imagis Technologies Inc. (Vancouver, Canada; www.imagistechnologies.com), developer and marketer of advanced biometrics-based software, has appointed Charles Giannetti regional director in Washington, DC. He was previously a special agent of the FBI for more than 25 years. He was involved in organized-crime and bomb-crime-scene investigations, security clearance, and counter-terrorist issues. In the 1990s, he acted as a security consultant in the area of special investigation for the private sector. Formerly, he was a project engineer at the Aerospace Corporation, where he was involved in the research and development of remote-sensing technology applications to law-enforcement problems as a domain expert.
Imagis provides a range of security solutions in various industry sectors including airports, law enforcement, customs, immigration, and other government agencies. The company has more than 100 installations of its software in the United States, UK, Canada, and Mexico.