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2011-09-23 07:00:00

MaxVision®Ã¢s BPac 8000 ultra-compact, rugged, highly-reliable, multi-modal (finger/face/iris) biometric handheld computer is now available with a modular FBI-certified SAP45 (Appendix F) 1.5 x 1.6 inch dual fingerprint sensor option capable of capturing both flat and rolled fingerprints. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 MaxVision®Ã¢s BPac 8000 ultra-compact, rugged, highly-reliable, multi-modal (finger/face/iris) biometric handheld computer is now...

Genetic Defect Leaves Some Without Fingerprints
2011-09-19 04:15:03

  Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to each person or set of identical twins. That makes them a valuable identification tool for everything from crime detection to international travel. But what happens when the tips of our fingers are missing those distinctive patterns of ridges? It's not the premise for a science fiction movie, but a real-life condition known as adermatoglyphia. It's also known as "Immigration Delay Disease," because affected individuals experience difficulty in...

2011-08-08 15:02:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE), a global provider of imaging and biometrics software, today announced that it has won a competitive contract to provide the Transportation Security Administration ("TSA") of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with a "COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) Fingerprints System" and associated installation support, training, and maintenance. The solution will utilize Aware's Biometric Services Platform (BioSP), a COTS,...

2011-08-04 14:08:25

Scientists have identified a mutation that might underlie an extremely rare condition, called "adermatoglyphia," which causes people to be born without any fingerprints. The research, published by Cell Press online August 4th in The American Journal of Human Genetics, not only provides valuable insight into the genetic basis of adermatoglyphia and of typical fingerprint formation but also underscores the usefulness of rare genetic mutations as a tool for investigating unknown aspects of our...

2011-07-28 05:00:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced that MegaMatcher and VeriFinger SDK fingerprint compression algorithms have received WSQ Certification. This means that the FBI has certified that these implementations meet the accuracy requirements in the Wavelet Scalar Quantization (WSQ) Gray-Scale Fingerprint Image Compression Specification, Version 3.1. Neurotechnology is among the...

2011-07-12 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced that Pizza Hut(TM) franchisee Rage, Inc. has rolled out DigitalPersona® U.are.U® Fingerprint Biometrics in 118 Pizza Hut locations throughout the east coast in South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia to reduce employee theft. By deploying fingerprint biometrics as a...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

PICS Smartcard, Inc. announces a signed deal with Orcanthus France to offer the company's #1 ranked fingerprint reader exclusively in Canada, with additional rights to distribute in the US. Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 PICS Smartcard, Inc. announced today a signed deal with Orcanthus France to offer the company's #1 ranked fingerprint reader exclusively in Canada, with additional rights to distribute in the US. Developed by id3 Semiconductors, the fingerprint reader technology...

2011-06-23 04:30:00

DALLAS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Global Touchless Sensing and Gesture Recognition Market (2010 - 2015) [http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/touchless-sensing-gesturing-market-369.html ] ", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com ), the total touchless sensing market is expected to reach $3656.8 million by 2015 at a CAGR of 27.6% and the gesture recognition market is expected to reach $625...


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