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2012-03-20 02:28:04

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and access management solutions, today announced that tanning salon leader Zoom Tan has integrated DigitalPersona U.are.U® Fingerprint Readers into the company's customer- and employee-facing ZoomPay software. With ZoomPay, salon members can use their fingerprint to sign-in for tanning sessions and make purchases without the need to bring their credit cards or...

Process Makes Polymers Truly Plastic
2012-03-16 03:21:58

Just as a chameleon changes its color to blend in with its environment, Duke University engineers have demonstrated for the first time that they can alter the texture of plastics on demand, for example, switching back and forth between a rough surface and a smooth one. By applying specific voltages, the team has also shown that it can achieve this control over large and curved surface areas. "By changing the voltage applied to the polymer, we can alter the surface from bumpy to smooth...

2012-03-07 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LuxeYard, Inc. (OTC BB: LUXR), LuxeYard, a luxury home furnishings and decor flash sale site that brings a unique approach to the flash sale model with two new e-commerce concepts: Concierge Buying and Group Buy, announced that it has retained PondelWilkinson Inc. as investor relations counsel and brought Fingerprint Communications on board as agency of record. PondelWilkinson will serve as a liaison for LuxeYard to the investment community and...

2012-03-06 02:30:00

HAMBURG, Germany, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DERMALOG Identification Systems in Hamburg becomes the first manufacturer to provide middleware for its automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS). The middleware is flexible and can be integrated into any software application to enable fingerprint logins - making usernames and passwords a thing of the past. The new Software Developer Suite will be presented at this year's CeBIT. It's the same procedure at every...

2012-02-28 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and access management solutions, today announced the company's U.are.U(®) 5100 series of fingerprint readers and modules has achieved Personal Identity Verification (PIV) certification. The U.are.U 5100 series makes high-efficiency, standards-compliant biometrics practical for handheld ID terminals and is designed to support a growing number of Civil ID applications such as...

2012-02-14 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and access management solutions, today announced Saratoga Hospital has deployed DigitalPersona® Pro software and U.are.U® Fingerprint Readers to secure access to protected health information (PHI) and comply with industry regulations. Through the combined use of DigitalPersona Pro software with fingerprint biometrics, Saratoga Hospital is able to more accurately track...

2012-02-09 21:26:47

Fingerprints that are potential key pieces of evidence in court currently are not being considered due to shortcomings in the way this evidence is reported, according to a report by a Penn State Assistant Professor of Forensic Science and Statistics Cedric Neumann, published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Neumann has devised a statistical model to enable the weight of fingerprint evidence to be expressed in...

2012-02-09 07:10:00

ISTANBUL, Turkey, February 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- I bank S.A. is the largest commercial bank in Turkey and provides a wide range of banking services to the retail and commercial market. In 2010 I bank decided to start an ambitious project to implement the largest network of biometric ATMs in the EMEA region. The bank's target was to increase security and convenience of ATM services. After carefully studying the available technologies, I bank selected Hitachi's Finger Vein...

2012-02-08 14:35:07

Potentially key fingerprint evidence is currently not being considered due to shortcomings in the way it is reported, according to a report published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Researchers involved in the study have devised a statistical model to enable the weight of fingerprint evidence to be quantified, paving the way for its full inclusion in the criminal identification process. Fingerprints have been...

2012-01-26 07:45:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (Pinksheets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com) announced today their new lineup of products for 2012. Through their subsidiary, Prescription Vending Machines, Inc., the company sells medicine dispensing and storage systems, which are designed to be used in hospitals, pharmacies, urgent care centers, alternative medicine clinics and doctor's offices. The systems maintain inventory control, increase accountability of employees dispensing...