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Fingerprint ATMs Are More Secure Now

02/26/2013, Ah, the almighty ATM machine is a firm favorite of mine, as it will hold your surplus of cash, and can be “summoned”, as it were, as and when required. It used to be an ATM card with a magnetic stripe at the back that held your personal information,...

Intel could make traditional passwords obsolete

09/13/2012, With a chain being only as strong as its weakest link, so we are told to come up with long and complex passwords that make it hard for other humans to crack, although a computer armed with the right program could make short work of it. Having said that,...

Iris scanners tricked by hackers

07/26/2012, What started off as the realm of science fiction has since been made reality for quite some time already in terms of security – I am talking about iris scanners playing its role as one of the most secure biometric security measures to date. However,...

IDair lets you register your fingerprints from afar

06/21/2012, Biometric identification is one effective way of implementing a security system in building, especially at offices as well as government installations. They are far more reliable than the standard issue key card, and with IDair’s new biometric...

Airport checkins made easier

06/21/2012, The checking in process at airports have become a rather tedious affair these days, especially after the horror of 9/11, where there are far more security restrictions and procedures to go through this time around. International travelers also have to...

iWallet keeps your cash and cards secure

03/03/2011, Despite the world moving forward to a paperless and completely digital future, cash is here to stay (at least for awhile) and so we are subjected to deal with the hassles of handling paper money. If you thought your regular wallet does a good enough job...

Concept: Ekey Biometric Security Device

07/28/2010, With security increasingly important nowadays, a design has come up with an interesting concept device called the Ekey, which is a small gadget that acts like a personal biometric fingerprint scanner. Instead of having to install fingerprint scanners at...

TungstenW biometric wallet

04/22/2010, The TungstenW biometric wallet offers a unique way to make sure that your credit cards as well as cash remain in a much more secure environment compared to being stashed away in a standard issue wallet. You will need a computer before taking this wallet...

TruTouch 2000 helps detect drunk drivers

01/21/2010, Some drunk drivers can still walk in a straight line during certain tests, but the TruTouch 2000 dispenses with such anomalies by relying on near infrared light to detect possible intoxication – a procedure that requires a mere finger scan, yielding...