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2009-09-09 15:05:26

Two publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) describe new capabilities for authentication systems using smart cards or other personal security devices within and outside federal government applications.

2009-06-15 10:45:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On 9 June 2009, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published the results of Phase III of the MINEX II program. MINEX II evaluates the performances of fingerprint matching algorithms running on smart cards.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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