True Crime Stories - Never Too Late to Reveal a Murderer

68-year-old Sondra Better was finishing her shift at Lu Shay’s Consignment Shop in Delray Beach Florida in August 1998 when a man came into the store and beat her to death. Sondra received several blows to the head before her throat was slashed and she was left on the floor to die.

Sondra was a mother, a grandmother and the cherished wife of her husband Seymour “Zeke” Better. The couple was on the cusp of renewing their vows and celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. She came to work at the store after retiring in Florida.

The Continued Rise of Biometrics in Citizen ID

Although the subject of biometrics can still be controversial, there is a growing acceptance of biometric identification—fueled no doubt by its increased use in everything from mobile phone security to citizen identification.

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HID Design Services

The design of a passport or security document is so much more than the physical object itself. It is significant and symbolic, evocative and iconic — a cultural statement that respects a proud heritage while looking to the future. It is identity, integrity, a promise.

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Successfully Solving a Murder Case: Biometrics Leave No Room for Doubt

While often used for identification purposes to cross an international border or to gain access to a device or a location, biometrics―such as fingerprints―have advanced to become an integral part of criminal and forensic investigations.

HID® Integrale™ for CRVS

HID® Integrale™ for CRVS

HID Integrale for CRVS (Civil Registration and Vital Statistics) is designed to securely manage vital event registration needs by way of the four functional pillars of notification, recording, registering and reporting of citizen identity data.

Iconic Identity Trends to Keep an Eye On in 2020

At the start of 2019, we wrote about the trends in the document security industry for the year ahead. In a new series of articles we will look at whether those trends look set to continue into 2020 and what we can expect in the next year.