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2011-10-17 13:00:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE), a global provider of biometrics and imaging software, today announced the development of the Next-Generation Universal Automated Booking Station, or "Universal ABS" for use by agencies of the U.S. Department of Justice. Universal ABS is a biometric enrollment application built upon Aware's new BioComponents(TM) product family; a flexible, modular, COTS software framework that is far more easily configured and...

2011-10-17 10:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Vance Bjorn, co-founder and CTO of DigitalPersona®, will address critical issues surrounding the use of biometrics for Civil ID applications at Biometrics 2011. Bjorn will present a market update on October 19, 2011 at 11:05 a.m. GMT, discussing in-depth the current state of biometrics, challenges and opportunities. On October 20, 2011 at 11:15 a.m. GMT, Bjorn will present a session titled, "Securing the Mobile...

2011-10-17 08:54:00

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Biometrics, a South Carolina based innovator in the biometric fingerprint sensor market announced today that they have launched a new FBI certified, two-finger scanner for mobile applications. Named Watson, the device has been tested by The MITRE Corporation and was recently approved for the FBI's IAFIS Appendix F Certified Product List. Watson is the world's first non-optical scanner to achieve this level of certification....

2011-10-17 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced that the company's U.are.U® fingerprint biometrics were used in the 2011 Nigerian elections to contribute to a secure and fair Nigerian voter registration process. DigitalPersona® teamed with Zinox Technologies Ltd., manufacturers of Nigeria's first internationally certified branded computers...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced the company's U.are.U® fingerprint biometrics were incorporated by Diebold into the electronic voting system used in the successful 2010 Brazilian national elections. The combined Diebold-DigitalPersona solution enabled the identity of voters to be verified in the balloting that resulted in the historic selection...

2011-09-30 07:00:00

The new quick access biometric drawer safe by Barska allows users to keep handguns and valuables safely stored in a drawer. Featuring a quick responding motorized dead bolt lock and a dual preeurized hydraulic hinge system for reinforced security. La Verne, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2011 The new quick access biometric top opening drawer safe by Barska® features a new dual hydraulic pressurized hinge system. Barska biometric safes are well known for their quick access fingerprint...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, will showcase the company's portfolio of fingerprint biometric Civil ID solutions at this week's Biometric Consortium Conference in Tampa, Fla. Supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Security Agency (NSA), the Biometric Consortium Conference is focused on biometric technologies for Defense,...

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...

2011-09-20 10:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced that many KFC restaurants owned by the chain's franchisees are improving their loss prevention programs with DigitalPersona® fingerprint biometrics. Two such KFC franchisees, West Quality Food Service, Inc. and KBP Foods, are using DigitalPersona U.are.U® Fingerprint Readers, which are 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...