An authority on rare documents and manuscripts runs a high-tech video spectral comparator to authenticate the signatures of presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge found in a small autograph book that be longed to Harlem Renaissance luminary Nora Holt.
What does VSC stand for?
VSC stands for Video Spectral Comparator (document fraud detector)
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We have 222 other meanings of VSC in our Acronym Attic
- Vertical Service Code
- Very Small Cell
- Very Super Cool
- Vessel Safety Check (US Coast Guard Auxilliary)
- Veterans Service Commission (various locations)
- Victims Services Center (various locations)
- Victoria School Choir
- Victoria's Secret Catalog (women's apparel)
- Victory Services Club (London, UK)
- Video Signal Converter (space flight hardware)
- Video Standards Council
- Video System Controller
- Vietnam Solidarity Campaign
- Vietnam Standards Centre
- Vinlanders Social Club (online community)
- Vintage Stunt Championships
- Violet Sedan Chair
- Virginia Surety Company, Inc. (The Warranty Group, Inc.)
- Virtual Service Community (Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP)
- Virtual Services Corporation (UK)
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One fascinating piece of new equipment is the video spectral comparator, which, when a document is placed inside, enables the examiner to view the specimen at various angles and in different lighting conditions and wavelengths, including in infrared and ultraviolet light.
Those receiving grants are: Pennsylvania State Police $125,000 The funds will purchase a video spectral comparator, used in the analysis of ink, paper and security documents; a Raman spectrometer, which will allow forensic scientists to analyze substances from clandestine laboratories (such as those used to manufacture methamphetamine); a specialty microscope for examining slides containing samples from rape evidence; and a Hamilton Diluter, used for blood alcohol analysis.