Category Archives: Biometrics

Parabon® NanoLabs to Attend the 2018 Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association Conference (SEHIA)

The 2018 SEHIA Conference will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Nov. 12 – 16, 2018. Reston, Va. (November 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-generation forensic and therapeutic products, will be attending the … Continue reading

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Federal Identity Forum and Exposition – September 25-27, 2018

Formerly the Global Identity Summit, FedID brought government and industry partners to Tampa, FL, September 25-27,  for three days of speakers, concepts, needs and ideas to address the global challenge of identity management. For the military collecting insurgent biometrics is … Continue reading

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IDEMIA Appoints Matthew Thompson as Senior Vice President, Civil Identity for North America

Thompson brings experience as a successful executive and entrepreneur in the identity market September 27, 2018, Billerica, MA – IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, announced today the appointment of Matthew Thompson as Senior Vice President of Civil Identity … Continue reading

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Parabon® NanoLabs to Attend the International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI29)

Parabon® will exhibit, present a scientific poster and its Lead Genetic Genealogist, CeCe Moore, will deliver a presentation during ISHI29 in Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 24 – 27, 2018. Reston, Va. (September 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology … Continue reading

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Parabon® Announces 10th Solved Case in First 100 Days of Snapshot® Genetic Genealogy Service

Combination of emerging DNA technologies ignites unprecedented closing spree. Reston, Va. (18 Sep 2018) — The arrest of Marlon Michael Alexander by the Montgomery County MD Police (MCPD) last Thursday marked the tenth case since May in which Snapshot® DNA … Continue reading

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Secure Outcomes Announces Second Quarter Results and Significant Product Restructuring including Price Reductions

Company Continues Trend of Strong Growth with Second Quarter in a Row of over 50% Sales Growth. Evergreen, Colo. (August 2018) –Secure Outcomes, announced today that second quarter financial results showed a 50% gain over the first quarter of 2018 … Continue reading

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Parabon® NanoLabs to Attend Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation 2018 LE Combined Conference

The Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation 2018 LE Combined Conference will be held Aug. 3 – 5, 2018 in Osage Beach, Missouri. Reston, Va. (August 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-gen forensic and … Continue reading

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Parabon® NanoLabs to Attend 25th Annual IHIA Training Symposium

The 25th Annual International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA) Training Symposium will be held July 29 – Aug. 3, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reston, Va. (July 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-gen forensic … Continue reading

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Rob Pincus Reviews IDENTILOCK, the World’s First Biometric Fingerprint Trigger Lock

Renowned professional trainer, author and consultant, Rob Pincus, demonstrates the features and benefits of IDENTILOCK® in newly released video. Detroit, Mich. (May 2018) – IDENTILOCK®, a division of Sentinl Inc., is proud to release its latest video featuring Rob Pincus, … Continue reading

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Parabon NanoLabs to Present Snapshot DNA Phenotyping at New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists (NJAFS) 2018 Spring Seminar

A presentation on DNA Phenotyping Case Studies will be led by Dr. Steven Armentrout, Parabon’s President, during the 2018 Spring Seminar: Advances in DNA Technology, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 11, 2018. Reston, Va. (May 2018) – Parabon® … Continue reading

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IDENTILOCK™ Signs Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM) for Public Relations

Biometric fingerprint trigger lock company to leverage LBM’s industry expertise in generating awareness and firearms safety education. Detroit, Mich. (April 2018) – IDENTILOCK™, a division of Sentinl Inc., has signed public relations company Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM) to increase educational … Continue reading

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Dr. Steven Armentrout, President of Parabon® NanoLabs, to Present at Emirates International Forensic Conference and Exhibition

Dr. Armentrout will present “Objective Evaluation of a Comprehensive DNA Phenotyping System” on 10 April 2018 at the Sheikh Maktoum Hall in Dubai. Reston, Va. (April 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-gen forensic … Continue reading

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Parabon NanoLabs to Present Snapshot DNA Phenotyping at 2018 Annual TCSAAC Conference

A presentation on the Parabon Snapshot® DNA Phenotyping Service will be led by Kaitlin Echols, Snapshot Case Manager, during the 2018 Annual TCSAAC Conference in Fort Worth, TX, April 6, 2018. Reston, Va. (April 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically … Continue reading

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DNA Labs International’s Rachel Oefelein Announced as Workshop Chair for International Symposium of Human Identification (ISHI)

Oefelein, DNA Labs International’s quality assurance manager and senior DNA analyst, has been announced as the Workshop Chair for the “Evaluation of Testimony Topics of 2018 – Preparing as an Expert Witness for DNA Testimony in Today’s Courtroom” Workshop at … Continue reading

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DNA Labs International Links Convicted Killer to Another Murder Victim Using STRmix

Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office submitted DNA from a 2009 murder and sexual battery case to DNA Labs International, a private forensic laboratory, who were able to identify Delmer Smith, a convicted killer, as her murderer. Delmer Smith escorted by deputies … Continue reading

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Parabon NanoLabs to Exhibit at 2018 CHIA Conference

The 2018 CHIA Conference will be held Feb. 27 – March 2, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reston, Va. (February 2018) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-gen forensic and therapeutic products, will be exhibiting … Continue reading

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Parabon® Announces Major Upgrade to Snapshot® Forensic DNA Service for Distant Kinship Inference

Improved DNA Test Offers Powerful New Avenue for Forensic Investigations Reston, Va. (6 Feb 2018) – Today, Parabon® NanoLabs (Parabon) announced a significant update to the company’s Snapshot® kinship inference service, which accurately predicts the degree of relatedness between pairs … Continue reading

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Parabon NanoLabs to Present Snapshot DNA Phenotyping at Two Cold Case Training Events

A presentation on the Parabon Snapshot® DNA Phenotyping Service will be led by Kaitlin Echols, Snapshot Case Manager, at the Bay Area Training Session for the Fremont Police Department on Feb. 5, 2018 and at the Arizona Cold Case Conference … Continue reading

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Parabon® Fx™ Next-Gen Forensic Analysis Platform Unveiled at the International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI)

New Software Environment Provides Seamless Integration and Use of Emerging Forensic Analysis Tools Reston, Va. (3 October 2017) – Today, at the 28th International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI),Parabon® NanoLabs (Parabon) announced the 2018 release of the Parabon® Fx™ forensic … Continue reading

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DNA Labs International’s Senior DNA Analysts to Lead Two Presentations at International Symposium of Human Identification (ISHI)

DNA Labs International’s quality assurance manager, Rachel Oefelein, and senior DNA analyst, Cristina Rentas, to each lead separate presentations at ISHI, held in Seattle, Washington,Oct. 2 – 5, 2017. Deerfield Beach, FL (September 2017) – DNA Labs International, a private … Continue reading

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DNA Labs International Survives Hurricane Irma, Open for Business

Hurricane Irma lashed out across Florida, leaving behind a trail of destruction and millions without power. The calm after Hurricane Irma in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Deerfield Beach, FL (September 2017) – DNA Labs International, a private forensic laboratory in Broward … Continue reading

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CONNECT ID 2018

CONNECT:ID 2018, which encompasses an in-depth conference and free exhibition, will be held from 30 April – 2 May 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. The event is expected to attract 1,300+ identity and security professionals … Continue reading

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Parabon® NanoLabs to Hold Lecture for New Jersey Homicide Investigators Association

“How to Use DNA Phenotyping in An Investigation” will be led by Parabon® NanoLabs Vice President Paula Armentrout Wednesday, 6 Sept., 2017. Reston, Va. (August 2017) – Parabon® NanoLabs, a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-gen forensic and … Continue reading

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Parabon NanoLabs to Hold Lecture at 102nd IAI International Forensic Educational Conference

“Applications of DNA Phenotyping to Criminal Investigations” will be led by Parabon NanoLabs CEO Dr. Steven Armentrout and Forensic Artist Capt. Thom Shaw (Ret.) on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 from 8 to 9 a.m. Reston, Va. (Aug. 2017) – Parabon … Continue reading

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to Use Parabon® Snapshot to Aid Identification of Child Victims

DNA Phenotyping to Provide Valuable New Information for Nonprofit’s ‘Help ID Me’ Program Alexandria, Va. (June 27, 2017) – The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®(NCMEC) announced today a partnership with Parabon® NanoLabs (Parabon) to employ the company’s Snapshot™ … Continue reading

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Parabon NanoLabs Wins Prestigious 2016 Tibbetts Award

DNA Technology Innovator Recognized for Achievements by Small Business Administration Reston, Va. (31 January 2017) –Parabon NanoLabs (Parabon) announced today its receipt of the 2016 Tibbetts Award, presented by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in honor of small businesses that … Continue reading

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Parabon Seeks Volunteers for DNA Kinship Study to Help Identify Fallen Soldiers from Past Conflicts

Extended families recruited to advance identification methods using DNA from distant relatives Reston, Va. (29 September 2016) –Parabon NanoLabs (Parabon) announced today a call for participants in a research study, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in which … Continue reading

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GLOBAL IDENTITY SUMMIT CONFERENCE KICKS OFF IN TAMPA

The annual Global Identity Summit conference kicked off in Tampa, today. The event brings government and industry together to exchange technologies and discuss issues related to identity. This year’s conference brings privacy concepts into the biometric and security milieu. Increasingly, … Continue reading

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Morphix Technologies Releases New TraceX Explosives Detection Kit Commercial

Virginia Beach, Va. (April 2016) – Morphix Technologies, an innovator in the science of detection devices for dangerous chemicals, has released a new commercial, “Take Back the Homefront,” for its TraceX Explosives Detection Kit. The commercial highlights how Homemade Explosives … Continue reading

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Office of Personnel Management Hack Worse Than Originally Thought

The recent hack of the Office of Personnel Management is far worse than originally thought. Many of our readers have a credible risk of exposure and unfortunately the picture is worse than initially reported. OPM officials have recently updated their … Continue reading

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Vision-Box Happy Flow Access Control System

  Considered the top airport innovation of 2015 by Airport Business Webzine, Happy Flow™ is Vision-Box®‘s groundbreaking approach to combining integrated airport management and a top-flight passenger experience. For the first time a passenger is able to cross an airport … Continue reading

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i3 Identification International Biometric Badging And Enrollment System

Identification International, Inc. (“i3”) addresses needs that range from large national deployments to small single office solutions. i3, a Blacksburg, VA headquartered company, has delivered leading edge products and solutions since its founding in 2004. i3 was the first manufacturer … Continue reading

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Global Identity Summit: Iritech, Inc. Demonstrates Dual Iris Camera

Dr. Tommy Phan demonstrates Iritech’s  Inc. new dual-eye Iris camera. This camera will capture both Iris details and is usable for enrollment as well as identity confirmation making this an ideal tool for physical access control. Law enforcement at local … Continue reading

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AFCEA: Global Identity Summit Kicks-Off In Tampa

The march to implement biometric technologies in national security and at the enterprise continues. In two short years, consumers will see biometrics playing a major role in access control both at the physical and logical level. Modalities like fingerprints, iris, … Continue reading

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Global Identification Summit Kicks Off In Tampa

Biometrics is playing an increasingly significant role in the operational fabric of asymmetric warfare. As a Special Operations Force and Intelligence tool it is vitally important to ensure accurate identification and conduct kinetic operations with granular accuracy. So, I will … Continue reading

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FiDELYS – The World’s First Iris Recognition Enabled Smartwatch

I’d like to tell you about a crowd funding project that I think represents a number of opportunities for you. I’m involved with biometric technology on more than just a casual basis. Beyond the C4ISR application, biometrics is a huge … Continue reading

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Biometrics And What You Should Know About It.

Many of you in the military and law enforcement communities will come in contact with biometric technologies, even as sequester takes a bite out of agency and branch budget dollars. The business case and operational case exists for expanding the … Continue reading

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One Possible Model For A Biometrics Hierarchy

The concept of biometric identification does not stop with establishing a set of unique identifiers. It attempts to define who you are. To accomplish its goal and full potential it needs to associate unique biological markers with what you’ve been … Continue reading

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Biometrics – It’s Here And What You Should Know About It.

The image on the left is an Iris scan, it happens to be mine and was enrolled voluntarily. It is more stable than a fingerprint and tamperproof; it uniquely identifies me in a computer database with a record size of … Continue reading

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