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photograph reduced to the size of a dot (usually for purposes of security)

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The report also details the use of microdot parts marking in Australia and New Zealand and the significant impact this has had on car crime statistics.
Developed by practicing engineers in mission-critical environments, assetDNA is a complete solution which integrates easy-to-use software, hand-held mobile applications, smart asset IDs (Barcode, RFID, microdots, direct-part marking), commercial-off-the-shelf hardware and Relegen professional services.
Operator variations are removed because the LeaderVision system does not require the operator to position the microdots.
6) A columnist and associate editor at the Times (London), Macintyre (7) is a talented storyteller; Double-Cross has all the ingredients of a spy thriller, including seduction, abduction, secret ink, and microdots.
Suspicious Smith searched her handbag and found a stash of microdots - miniature photos of top secret documents - which she had intended to burn.
Farmers who bring their vehicles to the events will receive a discount on tagging using anti-theft microdots and other devices, plus all vehicles and equipment will be registered with CESAR - the Construction & Agricultural Equipment Security and Registration Scheme.
There is a KGB model of the umbrella that injected a poison ricin pellet into the Bulgarian defector Georgi Markov in 1978; a handmade pair of shoes made for a US ambassador to Czechoslovakia in the 1960s that Czech intelligence officers bugged with a listening device in the heel; a Stasi-created molar that was hollowed out to allow microdots to be safely stored in a spy's mouth; and a well-preserved rat with a Velcroed body cavity that was used by Americans in Moscow for exchanges of information without agents' actually meeting.
It works partly by using a notepad made of tiny microdots.
And Italian porcelain tile suppliers such as Novobell have introduced tiles which are patterned with microdots giving rise to interesting visual effects.
Kemp and Bott moved toWales where they set up a lab in a remote farmhouse, whereas Todd and Andrew Munro, an inorganic chemist, set up shop in a basement in Seymour Road, London, producing inferior quality LSD in 100[acute accent]g black microdots.
Recognizing character with using Radon transformation has good possibility for classification a characters on microdots.
Procter & Gamble, Infinity feminine hygiene pad: This newest feminine hygiene pad from P&G features a soft cover sheet designed to work with the pad's Infinicel core, Microdots for fast absorption, a new wing design for secure protection, form-fitting channels for leakage protection and a wider design in the back to provide increased coverage.
One in four consumers believe cards will be replaced by microdots, or chips inserted into hands so buyers can wave and pay," says RBS WorldPay's head of strategic development Devendra Kumar.
A high-speed, infrared camera records the position of the pattern of microdots on the paper's surface, and the DPS (Dot Positioning System) records the path of the pen as it writes or sketches.
It is offered in a colour palette of summer pastels and traditional tones, featuring either bold stripes or embroidered microdots.