AIRPrint receives a Best of What’s New Award from POPULAR SCIENCE

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 in News

AIRPrint has been chosen to receive a Best of What’s New Award from POPULAR SCIENCE in the Security category. Each year, POPULAR SCIENCE reviews thousands of new products and innovations and chooses the top 100 winners across 12 categories for inclusion in their annual Best of What’s New issue, their best-read issue of the year. To win, a product or technology must represent a significant step forward in its category.  All of the winners...

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AIRprint featured in INC.

Posted on May 3, 2011 in News

Our product was recently featured in INC. magazine published May 3rd, 2011 Innovation: A Long-Distance Fingerprint Scanner Advanced Optical Systems says it has developed a device that can capture fingerprints from up to 6.5 feet away. Seeing the light The U.S. military often uses fingerprint scanners at security checkpoints in Iraq and Afghanistan. Advanced Optical Systems in Huntsville, Alabama, has developed a device that can make the...

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Engadget Article about AIRprint

Posted on Jan 18, 2011 in News

AIRPrint performs ranged fingerprint scanning, won’t let the terrorists win While ears may be the new biometric du jour, Advanced Optical Systems (AOS) is doing its best to keep fingerprints as the preferred method for identifying enemies of the state. The company has built a fingerprint scanner with the ability to accurately read a print up to two meters away, and our military views the system as a means to reduce the risk to soldiers...

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Feature on MIT Technology Review

Posted on Jan 14, 2011 in News

Our product was recently featured on MIT Technology Review. Fingerprints Go the Distance Scanning prints at two meters could mean safer security checks. Over the years, fingerprinting has evolved from an inky mess to pressing fingers on sensor screens to even a few touch-free systems that work at a short distance. Now a company has developed a prototype of a device that can scan fingerprints from up to two meters away, an approach that could...

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