Securanoia

New technologies are bringing biometrics to bear on personal and corporate security

Implications - Western society is increasingly pre-occupied with privacy and protection, which leads to the quick embrace of related technologies. Biometrics is one of the strongest security innovations on the rise, and any products or services that pertain to safety and security are a growing demand.
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Marijuana Via Fingerprint - So Cal Vending Machines Sell Pot
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Warm 12,649 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 08
Marijuana Via Fingerprint
So Cal Vending Machines Sell Pot
This is no joke, hitting up a vending machine for marijuana is now possible in Los Angeles! Herbal Nutrition Center has installed operating machines next to two dispensaries that are open 24/7. Security… [More]
Computer Security By Color Scheme -  Cheng-Li Hung's Rubik's Cube
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Mild 5,924 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 08
Computer Security By Color Scheme
Cheng-Li Hung's Rubik's Cube
So instead of memorizing numbers and letters, I will have to memorize color sequences? Say what? That's what designer Cheng-Li Hung has in mind when he designed the Rubik's cube as a security devise. The… [More]
Hotels Go High Tech - Advanced Security Features Being Added
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Mild 3,956 Clicks Pub: Feb 10, 08
Hotels Go High Tech
Advanced Security Features Being Added
The next time you're on a business trip or vacation you might notice a little extra added security feature at your hotel that you’re probably going to love. Plastic key cards are already on their way out… [More]
Biometric Sleep Monitors - Remy Records Your Actions
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Untested 4,213 Clicks Pub: May 27, 08
Biometric Sleep Monitors
Remy Records Your Actions
Designer Dasha Anokhina came up with REMY, a biometric 'friend' that tracks and records sleep patterns and activities, allowing you to wake up to a summary of what you did during the night. Before you… [More]
RFID Tickets - Beijing 08 Olympic Security
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Untested 3,261 Clicks Pub: May 24, 08
RFID Tickets
Beijing 08 Olympic Security
Beijing has proposed a plan to install RFID tags on tickets to prevent those trying to enter with fake passes. It indicates the situation of the assigned seating and stores information like where the ticket… [More]
Fingerprinting at Traffic Stops - Cops Violating Privacy?
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Untested 2,899 Clicks Pub: Dec 23, 07
Fingerprinting at Traffic Stops
Cops Violating Privacy?
As if it's not bad enough to get points on your driving record for speeding, rolling through a stop sign or running a red light, now cops have started fingerprinting along with each traffic ticket issued.… [More]
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