Latest Fingerprint Stories

Women Were Likely Responsible For Majority Of Ancient Cave Handprints
2013-10-16 04:56:04

Using a technique that can tell the gender of the person who left handprints on a cave wall based on various hand measurements, a Penn State anthropologist has discovered that the majority of these markings were made by women.

2013-10-14 23:25:32

The United States market for forensics products and services was valued at $11 billion in 2011.

2013-10-11 18:15:31

Shares in Swedish firm Fingerprint Cards AB, a maker of biometric sensors, were sent soaring by 51 percent in the minutes after a press release said that South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics had agreed to buy the company.

Internet Device Fingerprinting On The Rise
2013-10-11 11:16:09

While tracking cookies are on the decline, device 'fingerprinting' slips under the radar and has been found to be in use to track users by at least 145 of the Web's 10,000 top websites.

2013-09-24 23:36:02

Vision-Box®, leader in automated border control systems and electronic identity solutions has been awarded the contract and is currently deploying 64 multimodal eGates, (all equipped with

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.