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Illuminated fingerprints might replace dusting

Researchers, headed by Dr. Bin Su, from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China have created a technique using electrogenerated chemiluminescence to…

 

Afghan judiciary now using biometric forensics

A prisoner, recently convicted by an Afghan judge, was sent to prison using modern forensic techniques. In a short statement,…

 

U.S. surveillance system shopped to national security agencies

New e-mail correspondence released by WikiLeaks reveals that TrapWire, supplier of a controversial U.S. security surveillance system, intended to sign…

 

Germany re-opens Facebook biometric probe

German data privacy authorities have re-opened a probe into Facebook and its use of biometric facial recognition technology to determine…

 

BiometricUpdate.com to hold first “tweetup”

BiometricUpdate.com is pleased to announce that it will be holding its first monthly Twitter chat on Friday, August 17, 2012…

 

Facial recognition to aid police in Portland, Maine

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Portland, Maine has implemented facial recognition technology to check on a person’s identity, to…

 

World’s smallest two-finger scanner released

Integrated Biometrics, a developer and manufacturer of high performance fingerprint biometric technologies, mainly used by the military and law enforcement…

 

Accurate Biometrics awarded Chicago school fingerprinting contract

Accurate Biometrics recently announced that it was awarded the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) fingerprinting services contract. The award is a…

 

Biometric Research Note: U.S. Government Driving Biometrics

The U.S. Government is the major driver of biometrics, with its deep urgency for improved security, resulting in higher defense…

 

Biometric Research Notes: FLIR Systems

The stock price of FLIR Systems is projected to rise over 25 percent over the next year. The firm which…

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