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Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust

... major application areas include transportation, border control, and immigration. The regulatory-driven ... The U.S. mandated Visa Waiver Program (VWP), the border management control programs, the national ID ... biometrics market, North American biometrics in border control applications market, Non-AFIS fingerprint ...

US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species

... wall under construction along the United States' border with Mexico could significantly alter the ... scientists say the wall along the U.S.-Mexican border is not the only issue for wildlife. Human ... political reality and a biological reality to the border wall," Epps said. "We've talked to people who ...

The Finnish Population Register Centre to Deploy Entrust EAC ePassport CA Solution

... nCipher. "With the importance of national border security top of mind, Finland recognized the need ... generation of ePassports raises the bar for border security and the integrity of identity documents, truly ensuring that criminals cannot circumvent border controls. We applaud Finland for making the move ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes AOptix Technologies for its Pioneering Contribution to Security through Noninvasive Biometrics

... years have highlighted the need for better border management solutions, challenging the security ... that will effectively identify and screen cross border travelers," says Frost & Sullivan Research ... in government and commercial applications such as border management, bank transactions, national ID cards, ...

Survey of Hispanics and alcohol dependence

... Mexican-American males living on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California to ... as part of previous research. "The border population is particularly interesting because it ... will explore the difference in the Mexican border population as compared to that of the non-border ...

Government, Industry Leaders Come Together to Explore Technology Alternatives to Border Fence for Security, Surveillance

... Technology on Heels of border Fence Lawsuit Calibre Press to Offer Free ... which challenges the impact the proposed border fence will have on private property rights. To ... leaders will come together at the Global border Security Conference and Technology Expo in ...

ERS-2 data vital for maritime security

... maritime situation to coast guards, navies and border police forces in Europe. Within the MARISS ... Service, the Swedish Coast Guard, the Finnish border Guard, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) ... cooperation between Member States in the field of border security. Antonio Giancaspro of Telespazio ...

UK Identity and Passport Service and IBM Sign 7-year National Biometric Identity Service (NBIS) Contract

... security of the UK border. IBM will also provide a replacement for the UK border Agency's (UKBA) Immigration and Asylum Fingerprint System (IAFS) which ... extending and enhancing our existing relationship with the IPS and the UK border Agency." As the prime contractor, IBM will integrate and operate the ...

Researchers report 'moderately large' potential for red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine region

... as extensive as last year's, which closed shellfish beds from the Canadian border to the Cape Cod Canal, and on the outer portions of Cape Cod as well. ... years have ranged from very large ones that stretched from the Canadian border to southern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands, to small ...

New MegaMatcher Accelerator Boosts Speed for High-Volume Biometric Identification and Database Duplicate Searching

... biometric applications, such as duplicate searches in voter databases and border control, among others," said Dr. Algimantas Malickas, CEO of ... is used worldwide for both civil and forensic applications, including border crossings, passport and visa documentation, election control systems, ...

Building the blood-brain barrier

... Construction of the brain's border fence is supervised by Wnt/b-catenin signaling, report Liebner et al. in ... of Cell Biology . Like many a modern nation, the brain requires tight border security to maintain levels of nutrients and keep out toxic substances. ...

Entrust, 3M Collaborate to Provide End-to-End Secure ePassport Solution

... to be adopted by countries around the globe, many seek a method to deploy border security capabilities in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In response, ... Carter. "Such collaboration will be critical to the efficient rollout of border control systems to meet the EAC specifications." BIG set the standard ...

Entrust, 3M Collaborate to Provide End-to-End Secure ePassport Solution

... to be adopted by countries around the globe, many seek a method to deploy border security capabilities in an efficient, cost-effective manner. In response, ... Carter. "Such collaboration will be critical to the efficient rollout of border control systems to meet the EAC specifications." BIG set the standard ...

Let the cat keep chasing the mouse

... to modeling The model was tested in two areas: the Bienwald on the border to France and in the northern Eifel region on the border to Belgium. A decisive factor for wildcat habitat proved to be the ...

Tigers disappear from Himalayan refuge

... of tigers in the wild." Suklaphanta shares a porous international border with India, allowing for easy and untraceable transportation of wildlife ... two tiger skins and nearly 70 pounds of tiger bones were seized from the border town of Dhangadi. Just last month, two separate raids recovered tiger ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport

... U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S. Customs and border Protection (CBP) officers have been collecting biometrics -- digital ... inform the deployment of the technology to the remaining air, sea and land border ports of entry that will transition to collecting 10 fingerprints by ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

... U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S. Customs and border Protection (CBP) officers have been collecting biometrics -- digital ... begin collecting additional fingerprints. The remaining air, sea and land border ports of entry will transition to collecting 10 fingerprints by the end of ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Orlando International Airport

... U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S. Customs and border Protection (CBP) officers have been collecting biometrics -- digital ... begin collecting additional fingerprints. The remaining air, sea and land border ports of entry will transition to collecting 10 fingerprints by the end of ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Miami International Airport

... U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S. Customs and border Protection (CBP) officers have been collecting biometrics -- digital ... John F. Kennedy International Airport. The remaining air, sea and land border ports of entry will transition to collecting 10 fingerprints by the end of ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at San Francisco International Airport

... U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S. Customs and border Protection (CBP) officers have been collecting biometrics -- digital ... John F. Kennedy International Airport. The remaining air, sea and land border ports of entry will transition to collecting 10 fingerprints by the end of ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport

... U.S. Department of State (DOS) consular officers and U.S. Customs and border Protection (CBP) officers have been collecting biometrics -- digital ... and migration control, Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and border Protection. The department's US-VISIT program currently checks a ...

Entrust Digital Signatures Help Secure More Than 18 Million U.S. ePassports

... being counterfeited, which adds a greater level of assurance to both the border patrol officials, as well as the travelers themselves." ePassport travel ... against the data on the passport as well as against the individual at the border control point. Although U.S. ePassports currently store a digital facial ...

Homeland Security awards 2 grants to Rutgers for nuclear threat detection

... many vehicles already are being scanned for radiation at major ports, border crossings and urban bridges and tunnels, a detection system based on data ... variety of potential settings for sensor networks, such as seaports, land border crossings, major metropolitan traffic arteries and stadiums. Containers ...

Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (NASDAQ: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

... of Nepal both inside and outside the protected areas of Nepal. [TAL encompasses the Terai region of Nepal and into tiger range states across the border into India.] "To obtain reliable population estimates of wide ranging species like the tiger, it is important to undertake the survey ...

Aware, Inc. Announces Q2'09 Earnings Conference Call

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (NASDAQ: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

... Union is part of the Defence Growth Partnership Services programme, which also includes research in the following markets: European border Security Market, European Sea Port Security Market, Middle East Maritime Security Market and European Sea C2 Markets. All research included in ...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond

... and the civil security industry is opening up numerous opportunities to implement these evolving technologies across all domains including border control, airport screening and surveillance. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) Highlights of the briefing ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Tulsa County Sheriff Selects BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

... this will help in the fight against narcotics and human trafficking along the I-44 corridor, which traverses Tulsa County and links the southern U.S. border with the Midwest. "MobileCop lets us share critical information with OHP and other local departments in real time, which is what interoperability is ...

Tulsa County Sheriff Selects BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

... this will help in the fight against narcotics and human trafficking along the I-44 corridor, which traverses Tulsa County and links the southern U.S. border with the Midwest. "MobileCop lets us share critical information with OHP and other local departments in real time, which is what interoperability is ...

Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Admiral to discuss piracy on high seas at IEEE Homeland Security Conference

... national security problems. Accepted peer-reviewed papers will be presented in the following tracks: weapons of mass destruction detection; border & maritime; counter IED (improvised explosive device); disaster response; and critical infrastructure protection. Presenters come from government, ...

Scripps studies offer new picture of Lake Tahoe's earthquake potential

... 10 meters (10 to 33 feet) high, colleagues at the University of Nevada, Reno, have shown. Lake Tahoe, which straddles the California and Nevada border in the Sierra Nevada region, is one of the world's deepest freshwater lakes. At more than 501 meters (1,645 feet) deep, the lake covers 191 square ...

Aware, Inc. Announces Final Results of Dutch Auction Tender Offer

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Aware, Inc. Announces Q1 '09 Earnings Conference Call

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Marine scientists warn of potential for spring, summer red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine

... Anderson and his colleagues to believe the bloom this spring won't be as extensive as last year's, which closed shellfish beds from the Canadian border to the Cape Cod Canal, and on the outer portions of Cape Cod. "Last year at this time, we issued an advisory for a very large regional bloom that ...

Aware, Inc. Amends and Extends Dutch Auction Tender Offer

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (Nasdaq: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Aware, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Dutch Auction Tender Offer

... systems worldwide since 1992. Aware's interoperable, standard-compliant, field-proven imaging products are used in a number of applications, from border management to criminal justice to medical imaging. Aware is a publicly held company (NASDAQ: AWRE ) based in Bedford, Massachusetts. ...

Spring fishing season arrives... and with it, amphibian diseases

... America, Europe and Southwest Asia. In the case of amphibians and reptiles, millions of kilograms of the animals may be shipped across the U.S. border each year. "Many of them are not coming alone," says Picco. "They've got company: ranaviruses and Bd." Waterdogs have been used as bait for at ...
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