TITLE

Making a spectacle of the truth

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);1/23/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7643, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discloses the development of a lie detector small enough to fit in a pair of glasses by V Entertainment in Las Vegas, Nevada. Functionality of the gadget; Expectations by the company for the lie detector to be used by U.S. Customs officials; Usage of an earlier form of the technology by British insurers Halifax and Bank of Scotland; Identification of fraudulent insurance claims made over the phone.
ACCESSION #
12175176

 

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