The National Notary Association (NNA) has incorporated TouchChip® biometric technology from STMicroelectronics (www.st.com) into its electronic identity-capturing database. A capacitive sensor based on active capacitive pixel-sensing technology, TouchChip allows a fingerprint to be quickly and securely captured and stored in less than a second. In addition to handwritten electronic signatures, the NNA's electronic notary logbook—Enjoa™—can also record thumbprints and digital photos from notaries to ensure proper process and eliminate fraud.
Sales of semiconductors, interconnects, and other electronic components in North America were flat through the second quarter of 2015, reflecting a pattern that’s been repeating itself for several years.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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