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Submission + - Iris Scanner Identifies a Person 40 Feet Away (discovery.com)

schwit1 writes: For several years now, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Biometrics Center have been testing an iris recognition system that can be used to identify subjects at a range of up to 40 feet.

In the realm of law enforcement, iris recognition could be used to identify suspects at long range in various lighting conditions. The system can even be used to capture images through reflections in a mirror.

Submission + - XBMC v11 Eden has been released (xbmc.org)

themib writes: "After only two release candidates XBMC v11.0 Eden has been released. The latest version contains many updates and new features including: Addon Rollbacks, Confluence improvements, Dirty region rendering, a new JPEG decoder, movie scraping, better network support, a new upgraded Weather service. This announcement also heralds the new XBMCbuntu Final."

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