Smart Start, Inc. announced that it has obtained the exclusive rights to distribute Intelligent Fingerprinting Ltd.’s drugs of abuse detection products in North America. Intelligent Fingerprinting, a technology company based in Norwich,United Kingdom, has introduced the world’s first prototype of a handheld fingerprint drug detection device. The unique process detects drug metabolites and other substances contained in fingerprints and enables mobile testing with instant results. Smart Start expects to begin offering the new product in early 2013, pending regulatory approval.
The new hand-held device will enable testing of fingerprints for illegal drugs and other substances using disposable cartridges. The samples are quick and easy to collect and do not require special handling or biohazard precautions.