Biometrics outfit keeps focus on police, emergency uses

Jones, Sandra
February 2002
Crain's Chicago Business;2/11/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p14
Focuses on the importance of biometrics in maintaining security in airports in the United States. Companies with advances in biometrics; Applications of the biometrics; Development of a handheld wireless fingerprint scanner by Printrak.


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