Portrait Building System (PBS) help to
extract Face components like Head, Eye, Nose, Mouth, Chin etc., described
by witness similar to criminal, from the digitized portraits directory and
assemble these components to construct face image of accused.
By using PBS, NCRB has been assisting the
Investigating Officers of States/UTs Police, CBI and other police agencies
by preparing the Portraits of the accused based on the account given by
The application is designed to run under
Windows 9X/XP/NT/2K Operating System.
Portrait Building System assists to
assemble and edit face components.
Using the data of 100 faces user can
reconstruct more than1000,00,00 faces.
It uses advance image processing
techniques like enhance, stretch, morph, integrate and rotate.
Its supports blurring to remove sharp
edges to create pencil sketch which is useful for manual editing.
A digital image is a matrix of Pixels
which represent color or gray level. By changing the relative values
of Pixels the appearance of the image can be
Horizontal mirroring is supported to
create left half of the face from the right half.
The following tools are also available
with the application:
Crop resize and paste
Light Brush tool
Dark Brush tool
Tilt Image tool and
Rotate Image tool
Portrait Building System (Black & White) has
been implemented in all the State Crime Bureaux and Distirct Crime Records
Bureaux. Colour Portrait Building System software is under development and
will be released soon.
First time the Portrait Building System
was effectively used to construct portrait of the accused in the Rajiv
Gandhi murder case.
It was also used to prepare the portrait
of suspect in Bahadurgarh Child abuse case in which minor girls
between 5-9 years were sexually abused and later on killed by the
Abhishek verma could be traced after
seven years of this kidnapping when his portrait was build with help
of his childhood photograph.
Portrait building system was effectively
used to construct the photographs of the accused in bomb blast cases
in Mumbai and Delhi.
It has been successfully used in
constructing the portrait of accused of Govindpuri Bus Bomb Blast Case
of Delhi as a result the accused Moh. Rafiq Shah has been apprehended
Investigating officers of Delhi police
and CBI are regularly visiting NCRB for preparation of portraits of
accused in important cases
Colour Portrait Building System is now at
final stage of testing. The Beta version of Portrait Building System has
been released at NCRB for testing. The latest version of Portrait Building
System will have advance features and wide range of directory of faces.