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MA, new id badges for the Police

Unified Police identification system for the state of Massachusetts was presented yesterday at Northborough Police Department press conference. Massachusetts is the first state pursuing the effort to get all municipal police to carry photo id cards unified into a template. … Continue reading

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voter ID bill passed by Pennsylvania Senate

26 to 23 was the result for State Senate vote over election process legislation amendment. Like in other states voting went across partisan lines with exceptions of 3 republican senators who vote against the bill along with all Democratic Senate … Continue reading

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super Tuesday easy on voter id card law

Two states passed the test of new voter id legislation during super Tuesday. Out of the states that conducted their presidential primaries yesterday Tennessee and Oklahoma required photo id card to cast a ballot for the first time since the … Continue reading

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webcam id card scanner

Jumio, California based technology start-up, announced it managed to raise $25 million to develop a technology capable of reading identification documents with off the shelf web cams. Yesterday we wrote about a new scanner that can read both contact and … Continue reading

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smart id card reader with NFC

Dai Nippon Printing and Identive joined their effort to design a reader capable of reading smart id contact card and near field communication devices (NMC). The result is a brand new reader, model NDI711, a compact unit that can do … Continue reading

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NC: photo id card required to fill some prescriptions

North Carolina new law for some pain relief medications went into force yesterday. According to the new regulations all schedule II and selected schedule III medications such Oxycontin and Vicodin can only be picked up using an accepted method of … Continue reading

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identity theft, the silly side of it

We usually write about sophisticated identity thefts or large scale rings but not today. This time we’ll go on the funny side if there is a funny side to this crime. Try to imagine yourself as an identity thief and … Continue reading

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new RF/IR id badge introduced

RF Code, Austin, Texas based company has introduced a new type id badge. The new product code name R142 combines advantages of infra red and radio frequency technologies. It’s slightly bigger than ordinary credit card, roughly 4 inches by 2.25 … Continue reading

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mobile medical id card by UHC

United Healthcare, one of the largest medical insurer in the country has introduced a mobile app for its subscribers. The new app called Heatlh4Me, available only for iPhone smart phone holders at this time provides easy, intuitive access to the … Continue reading

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India: another city gets id badges for rickshaw

Trivandrum, India: the city corporation has decided to introduce id badges for autorickshaw, a handful of id badges have been handed out during the inauguration by Mayor K Chandrika, 5000 more are to follow within a week. Custom id badges … Continue reading

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