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Finger vein authentication using smartphone camera

Hitachi today announced the development of highly-accurate finger vein authentication technology using the camera commonly integrated in the standard smartphone. This technology will enable the use of biometric authentication ...

date4 hours ago in Engineering
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Creating 3-D hands to keep us safe, increase security

Creating a 3-D replica of someone's hand complete with all five fingerprints and breaking into a secure vault sounds like a plot from a James Bond movie. But Michigan State University Distinguished Professor Anil Jain recently ...

dateOct 20, 2016 in Security
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The quantum sniffer dog

As humans, we sniff out different scents and aromas using chemical receptors in our noses. In technological gas detection, however, there are a whole host of other methods available. One such method is to use infrared lasers, ...

dateOct 24, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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