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2009-07-22 13:10:00

Fingerprints move over. Scientists are reporting evidence that people have another defining trait that may distinguish each of the 6.7 billion humans on Earth from one another almost as surely as the arches, loops, and whorls on their fingertips.

2009-07-16 14:06:51

Police in Florida said an alleged convenience store robber was caught with the help of fingerprints he left on a beer can at the scene. Vero Beach investigators said Jason Nesbitt entered the Kwik Stop store at 10:30 p.m.

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2009-07-13 07:15:00

'Bullet fingerprinting' technology developed at the University of Leicester in collaboration with Northamptonshire Police is now being advanced in new ways.

2009-07-09 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: DigitalPersona Vice President of Marketing, Jim Fulton, will speak at the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2009 Conference and Expo, where he will provide attendees with an in-depth understanding of how retailers and restaurateurs can utilize biometrics with Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals to proactively combat payroll fraud and cash register shrink.

2009-07-09 07:00:00

LUND, Sweden and WASHINGTON DC, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Precise Biometrics has been awarded orders worth more than 6,1 million US dollar to supply fingerprint readers and software to the US Government, as a step in continued deployment of Precise Match-on-Card(TM) in multiple agencies. Delivery will start immediately and the order will be delivered and invoiced before end of 2009. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2009-06-16 07:00:00

76 Wendy's Locations Realize Immediate Return on Investment with DigitalPersona U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Readers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that the largest Wendy's restaurant franchisee, Tar Heel Capital, has chosen DigitalPersona U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to combat theft.

2009-06-15 10:45:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On 9 June 2009, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the results of Phase III of the MINEX II program. MINEX II evaluates the performances of fingerprint matching algorithms running on smart cards.

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2009-06-12 08:10:30

Fingerprints mark us out as individuals and leave telltale signs of our presence on every object that we touch, but what are fingerprints really for?

2009-06-09 07:00:00

Solution Receives Five Stars and Magazine's 'Best Buy' Award for Seamless Integration and Ease of Deployment REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that the company's enterprise solution, DigitalPersona Pro, has received top honors from SC Magazine in the publication's annual Biometrics Group Test for the third consecutive year.

2009-06-04 04:53:00

PITTSBURGH, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at ChemImage are pleased to report significant improvements in the ability to enhance contrast of untreated fingerprints on paper substrates.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.