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London Police Get Mobile Fingerprint Scanners
2012-05-24 13:10:35

London´s Metropolitan Police Service (MET) will be equipping their officers with mobile fingerprint scanners to use on those suspected of criminal charges. Scotland Yard has already distributed 350 of these mobile scanners, which are about the size of a cell phone, to officers all over London. With this technology, officers can also check the identity of unconscious or fatal victims at accidents. The MET is the 25th police force in the UK to implement these mobile identification...

2012-05-21 09:42:48

Using statistical tool, researchers are able to track where the melting that contributes to sea level rise happens It was used to help Apollo astronauts navigate in space, and has since been applied to problems as diverse as economics and weather forecasting, but Harvard scientists are now using a powerful statistical tool to not only track sea level rise over time, but to determine where the water causing the rise is coming from. As described in an April 23 paper in the Proceedings of...

2012-05-04 13:44:51

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed and published a new protocol for communicating with biometric sensors over wired and wireless networks–using some of the same technologies that underpin the web. The new protocol, called WS-Biometric Devices (WS-BD), allows desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones to access sensors that capture biometric data such as fingerprints, iris images and face images using web services. Web services...


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