Latest Scanners Stories

2010-11-23 04:35:02

Seoul, Nov 23, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, Inc., a global leader in biometrics and ID solutions, announced today that the company's RealScan-F palm-print live scanner has been selected for the AFIS systems of the Polish National Police and Lithuania's Citizenship & Migration Affairs.Until the end of 2010, the Polish National Police (Komenda Glowna Policji) will be provided with Suprema RealScan-F palm-print live scanners for its nationwide criminal AFIS operation.

2010-11-13 07:35:00

The US government’s efforts to strengthen airport security came under fire by scientists Friday, warning that the full-body, graphic-image X-ray scanners that are used in airports to screen airline passengers and crews could be hazardous to their health.

2010-01-03 11:40:00

Former Homeland Security Chief Admits Lucrative Business Relationship With Manufacturer During Talk Show Rounds NAPA, Calif., Jan.

2009-12-29 12:20:00

US lawmakers say the use of body scanners at airport security points is likely to be revisited after a would-be attacker smuggled explosives aboard a plane on Christmas Day.

2009-10-12 12:24:37

Biometric scanners will protect the site of the 2012 Olympics in order to keep terrorists from being able to carry out an attack during the event.

2009-04-30 09:27:00

ALLEROED, Denmark, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- - Completed-Scans-Per-Hour Specification Exemplifies Best-in-Class Contex - the world's leading wide format scanner manufacturer -announced today the inclusion of a new standard for measuring the productivity of its Contex and Vidar award-winning scanners.

2008-10-23 15:37:33

European lawmakers called for a detailed review of technology used in airport full-body scanners on Thursday, calling the scans that show people’s private parts a “virtual strip search“.

2008-10-07 15:00:28

U.S. officials say they are looking at a new type of scanner that will detect explosive vests worn by terrorists at airport terminals.

2008-04-01 16:15:00

A car that navigates city streets without a driver – steered only by a computer? That might seem impossible to many. But researchers from Fraunhofer and the FU Berlin are presenting such an automated vehicle at this year’s Hannover Messe on April 21 through 25, 2008 (Hall 25, Stand H25). Its core element is a three-dimensional laser scanner.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.