Protect Your Digital Life with Biometrics

Biometrics to keep your personal data safe in the digital identity data explosion era.

Increasingly, we’re living double lives. One is our physical, everyday existence and the other is our digital life. Digital identity as defined by Techopedia is “an online or networked identity adopted or claimed in cyberspace by an individual, organization or electronic device”. In other words, those are characteristics or data attributes such as: username, password,…

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Biometrics to Boost Port Security

Biometrics to Boost Port Security

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) estimated that 9.8 billion tons of goods are carried by sea in 2014, around 80 percent of the world’s trade. With that high trading volume, seaborne shipments have become the target of many sabotages and terrorism. Besides, ports are inherently very vulnerable to criminal attacks due…

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Will the Internet of Things Drive Biometrics into Mainstream?

Biometric identification to bring safety and convenience in data and network sharing in the internet of things era.

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is a hot topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. Basically, IoT is a concept of connecting any device to the internet (and/or to each other). This includes almost everything from mobile phone, washing machines, baby monitors, cars or even a jet engine of an airplane….

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Utilizing Iris Biometrics for Animal Identification

Utilizing Iris Biometrics for Animal Identification

Cattle identification and trace-ability are important to control disease and maintain consumer confidence in farm products. In North America, cattle identification, such as hot branding (or mark/ tattoo) has been used extensively to show the ownership of cattle and to manage the herd for production, health and breeding decisions. However, these traditional methods for marking…

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