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Are Forensics Experts Relying On Inconsistent Fingerprint

Are Forensics Experts Relying On Inconsistent Fingerprint Technology?

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Forensic detectives have been relying on unique fingerprints to catch criminals for more than a century, but a new report by the Home Office’s first Forensic Science Regulator said...

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2014-04-14 04:20:19

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In December 2013, Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced the first design win (DW) for its new mobile touch sensor FPC1020 with a Global Tier 1 OEM for a flagship model with a targeted launch date in the summer of 2014. FPC has now received an initial pre-ramp purchase order worth SEK 4 M for the FPC 1020, for delivery in May 2014. During 2014, FPC expects to ship +3M units for this flagship device alone....

2014-03-18 08:32:20

Technology Agnostic, Software Can Enhance Security for Fingerprint Sensors on Mobile Devices WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As mobile device manufacturers embed fingerprint ID into millions of smartphones, NexID Biometrics today introduces its Mobile Live Finger Detection (LFD) software, the first liveness detection solution designed specifically to exceed the convenience and security needs of mobile users worldwide. The software provides authentication rates as high as...

2014-03-05 04:24:12

HONG KONG, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Futronic Technology Company Limited, a reputable manufacturer of optical fingerprint scanners, announces today the commercial release of FS64 FBI EBTS/F Certified Ten Print Scanner. FS64 is a fingerprint scanner that can capture four flat fingerprints at a time. By capturing the four fingers of each hand and both thumbs together, ten fingerprints of a person can be captured in about 10 seconds. FS64 can also capture rolling fingerprint images....

2014-01-31 23:22:08

The leading fingerprint rings and wedding bands retailer, Larson Jewelers, announces they now offer fingerprint rings with the entire length of the finger. Irvine, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Larson Jewelers (http://www.larsonjewelers.com), the leading destination for fingerprint rings and bands, is now able to engrave the entire length of a fingerprint. Previously, they were engraving only the tip of the finger, which is the part people think of when they think of fingerprints....

2014-01-29 23:28:04

FastFingerprints will soon be excepting fingerprint cards from out-of-state individuals requiring a Florida background check. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 FastFingerprints is expanding its Florida fingerprint services via the Columbus (Bethel Road) Ohio office. Soon, FastFingerprints will be able to accept fingerprint cards from out-of-state individuals wishing to obtain a Florida background check. Currently, FastFingerprints offers out-of-state residents Level 2 live scan...

2014-01-16 23:26:58

SWAccessControl, a professional manufacturer of biometric attendance system, has recently announced its 2014 fingerprint attendance system sale. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 SWAccessControl, a professional manufacturer of biometric attendance system, has recently announced its 2014 fingerprint attendance system sale; the business is offering a site-wide sale of 20% off on all its fingerprint attendance equipments to satisfy the growing demand from various institutions, organizations &...

Bird Fingers: Understanding Evolution Of Wings In Our Avian Friends
2014-01-08 08:29:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While birds’ three fingers appear analogous to our own thumb, index and middle fingers, embryonic evidence has shown that the “pinky” side of a bird’s claw develops first, which some theories have said is evidence of the three bird fingers being an index, middle and ring finger. According to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Zoology, as dinosaurs evolved into birds, they actually lost their pinky and thumb,...

2014-01-07 08:31:21

Two leading manufacturers of fingerprint readers incorporating TouchChip TCS1 sensors into their solutions REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a trusted partner for biometric identity verification solutions, today announced that its TouchChip® TCS1 sensor is the only silicon sensor used in fingerprint readers certified by the Ministry of Public Security under general technical requirements for fingerprint capture device GA / T 1011-2012 for the...

2013-12-21 23:01:19

Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market provides detailed porters five force analysis for Touchless sanitary, touchless biometrics and gesture recognition markets.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/touchless-sensing-gesturing-market-369.html (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 According to a new market research report "Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market (2013 - 2018) - by Technology (RFID, IR, Capacitive); Product (Biometric, Gaming, Smartphone);...

2013-12-20 08:26:52

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, December 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fingerprint Cards' (FPC's) new mobile touch sensor FPC1020 has won its first major design win (DW). A Global Tier 1 OEM has selected FPC1020 for a flagship model with a targeted launch date in the summer of 2014. FPC is proud to announce this stellar DW with a Top Global Tier 1 smartphone OEM, which has a scheduled launch date in the summer of 2014. The OEM wants to remain anonymous until further notice. Johan...