• RISC-y Business: Why Mobile ID Matters

    June 19, 2018 Paige

    Phones no longer have cords, TVs no longer have tubes, and dial up is on its way to being well and truly dead. The times they are a-changin’, and every day the future is looking more and more wireless. Being able to take your tech on the go is not only convenient, but necessary to…

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  • All-Inclusive is Palm-Inclusive: The Near Future of Printing

    February 23, 2018 Paige

      If fingerprints are like snowflakes, then palm prints are like blizzards, positively packed with unique identifying information and almost impossible to miss. While fingerprints remain the gold standard of biometric data, the rise of palm prints in law enforcement, federal government, and financial institutions all point to a future of whole-hand scanning.    …

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  • Mentalix Receives New NIST JPEG 2000 Certification

    January 23, 2018 Paige

        The FBI has now publicly certified that Mentalix’s J2K API Toolkit meets the compression accuracy requirements in the NIST Special Publication 500-300, a revolutionary certification process for JPEG 2000 Codec compliance. JPEG 2000 is the industry standard format for 1000 ppi compression (a method of taking detailed fingerprint captures and scaling them down…

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  • What is a Live Scan?

    January 19, 2018 Paige

    Fingerprints have been used as a tool for law enforcement since the days of ancient china, where handprints and footprints were lifted from crime scenes then matched against suspects in the hopes of discerning guilt. While these early methods of forensic analysis were a bit crude (though there is at least one historic report of…

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