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Biometrics

The process of recognizing a human being using one or more inherent physical traits. For example, one may identify a criminal using his/her fingerprints. Biometric products are used for a variety of government and commercial purposes, often for security.

biometrics

Increasingly popular building security system technology that relies on automated identification of physical characteristics such as fingerprints or retinal scans in order to determine access rights.The technology and the cost have both reached the point that consumer-level biometric security devices are available,such as for use in self-storage facilities and residences.Access codes, keys, and electronic cards are becoming outdated. Developers should bear this in mind when designing new construction and spend a minor amount of extra money necessary for wiring to accommodate biometric systems.

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Susan Collins, the Maine, Chairman Joseph Lieberman, ID-Conn., and Thomas Carper, D-Del., should consider utilizing the only patented gesture biometric and strongest multi-factor authentication for cyber defense now available from Biometric Signature ID.
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Identity confirmation supported by biometric signatures, operated from a cloud-based platform, now enable health care providers to immediately verify the identity of the patient under treatment.
Accenture said that it will help implement a management framework and technology system to provide services, including registration and filing of applications, by building an online portal and creating a database to provide financial inclusion to unorganised workers using biometric signatures.
Mr Pilbeam concluded that the new world of personalised communications would be available with total security, starting with entering a PIN and progressing to biometric signatures, to activate a mobile handset - making it useless to others.
BAT uses two forms of identification and recognition -- fingerprinting and face recognition -- to build electronic dossiers tied to biometric signatures.
Under the contract Accenture will help implement a management framework and technology system to provide services, including registration and filing of applications, by building an online portal and creating a database to provide financial inclusion to unorganised workers using biometric signatures. This phase will be integrated with the Unique Identification Program (UID) of the Government of India.
As a solution to identity theft, Bailey recommends strongly binding people to their identities using smart cards, biometric signatures, and even DNA.
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