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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as for use in self-storage facilities and residences.Access codes, keys, and electronic cards are becoming outdated.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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14) Cycloplegia prior to biometry has been reported to increase repeatability and a small change in AL with accommodation has also been highlighted in the literature.
6 For minimising these refractive errors many methods have been adopted7 but among them, precise biometry is the most effective method to minimise the refractive surprise.
Fetal biometry is the methodology for measuring various aspects of fetal anatomy and growth.
18) compared data from ultrasonic biometry and the Orbscan II topography device and reported mean ACD values of 3.
A-mode ultrasonic biometry using 10 MHz linear transducer in amplitude mode was used to measure different intraocular distances (anterior chamber depth, lens thickness and axial length).
12] Previous studies have compared the ocular biometry of people with and without PACG eye.
Ultrasound biometry combined with Doppler studies provides better evaluation of suspected IUGR as compared to only antenatal clinical diagnosis.
Ocular biometry and determinants of refractive error in rural Myanmar: the Meiktila Eye Study.
23 June 2014 - Franch national interbank network Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB said it is currently evaluating the use of biometry in payment transactions and is expected to approve a strong authentication standard as defined by Natural Security for use in the CB system before the end of the year.
Ultrasonography (US) in the 1st, or early 2nd trimester, is highly reproducible[8] and widely used for dating, since early biological variability of fetal biometry is minimal.
Visitor Management System-Visitor management system is a system for authentication of human identity using facial biometry.