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Top 10 online shopping sites for Black Friday 2017

It’s that time again, that wonderful time of the year with great sales, feverish online deals, and discounts like never before. November is well-known as Black November with its amazing sales from all retail stores. We have Black Friday, pre-sales of Black Friday, Thanksgiving sales, and Cyber Monday. Some of these sales start the week [...]

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The Biometrics Of Fingerprints

Biometric systems first started surfacing in the later half of the 20th century, even though they didn’t become common until the 21st century. Biometric systems are commonly used for employee management as well as security systems. There are many advantages to biometric systems, but also a couple of disadvantages.

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Fingerprints Analysis

Fingerprints are patterns created by raised ridges and recessed furrows on a person’s fingers and thumbs. Everybody’s fingerprints are completely unique, and even identical twins (who share the same DNA) have different fingerprints.The prints on an individual’s palms and pads of their feet are also unique, but those are rarely used for identification purposes.

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6 Far-Fetched Future Live Scan Hacks for a Safer Society

“You can’t change your fingerprints. You have only ten of them. And you leave them on everything you touch; they are definitely not a secret.”  - Al Franken
Live scan is an essential requirement in today’s society and a lot of agencies request it to ensure they make sound and safe choices when it comes to [...]

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Happy New Year From Certifix!

Here at Certifix Livescan, we wish for all of our customers to have a happy healthy New Year! May 2016 have all that you wish for and more in store!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We here at Certifix Livescan wish you all a safe and pleasant Thanksgiving.

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Fingerprint sensors help improve vaccination management in Africa

Eric Wicklund wrote this article about mobile fingerprint systems being used in Africa to avoid wasteful re-immunizations.
According to Wicklund, more than 50 percent of a limited supply of vaccines is wasted, leaving millions of Africans without vaccinations.
Wicklund wrote wrote: “Once the sensor captures the subject’s fingerprint, the user is recorded in VaxTrac’s mobile vaccine registry, which [...]

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Japan and US Agree To Exchange Fingerprint Information

According to an article by Global Post, “Japan and the United States agreed, today, to conclude a pact to enable them to provide each other with instant access to fingerprint data to check the identities of individuals suspected of involvement in serious crimes such as terrorism.”
The two countries will be able to seek out fingerprint [...]

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Finger Scans Soon To Be Implemented In Day Care

Last month, a federally subsidized Mississippi daycare approved a “controversial” finger scanning system, set to go into effect on Oct. 1. The Department of Human Services will be implementing system which parents must use to sign their children in and out. According to an article by Ron Maxey in The Commercial Appeal, proponents say it will [...]

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Pennsylvania Reports High Fingerprint Errors

It looks like Pennsylvania has dropped the ball in the fingerprinting game. According to law enforcement agencies across the state, 400-500 sets of fingerprints from Pennsylvania have been rejected by the FBI due to errors. In an article by Gary Weckselblatt, he wrote that  the prints were unreadable, meaning suspects and convicted criminals are [...]

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