Hands Off! NIST Helps Bring Contactless Fingerprint Technology to Market


Quickly moving through security checkpoints by showing your hand to a scanner seems straight out of science fiction,…
Frost & Sullivan honors DERMALOG with biometrics prize for achievements in Africa

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The consulting company Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and its customized solutions and…
Who, What, WHEN: Determining the Age of Fingerprints

August 26, 2015

Watch the imprint of a tire track in soft mud, and it will slowly blur, the ridges of…
A new CSI tool could pinpoint when fingerprints were left behind

August 18, 2015

The crime scene investigators on TV’s popular CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series seem able to solve any mystery…
Universal Fingerprint-Protected Autofill

August 11, 2015

Crypta is a fingerprint-protected USB device that allows you to log into your account on any computer with your fingerprint. Plug…
Stuck on you: Research shows fingerprint accuracy stays the same over time

July 8, 2015

Fingerprints have been used by law enforcement and forensics experts to successfully identify people for more than 100…
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