Is Biometrics Safe For Human?

Biometric Safe Iris Recognition

Biometrics has become an emerging technology thanks to its security feature regarding the identification of individuals by means of metric measurement of human characteristics. Biometrics is often categorized into physiological and behavioral characteristics. Physiological characteristics are related to the shape of the body such as: fingerprint, iris, palm, veins, face, etc. Behavioral characteristics are related…

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Biometric Authentication Market to Go Vibrant in India

iris biometric authentication

Biometrics enables the secure delivery of government services to the citizens. In 2010, the India’s Aadhaar program was launched by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), aimed to provide each Indian resident with a unique identification number to enable secured access to citizen services in an easy, electronic, and cost- effective way. The Unique…

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Biometrics to Ease Security Intense in EU

Border Control System Biometric Identification

Biometrics can be broadly defined as the use of personal traits to identify, or verify the claimed identity of individual. Fingerprint, iris, face, and voice are all examples of characteristics that have been used to identify us in this way. A biometric-based border control system includes (1) biometric passport & travel documents which contain traveler’s…

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Retina vs. Iris Recognition: Similarities and Differences

retina vs iris recognition

Besides fingerprint and facial recognition, eye scanning is one of the most highly mentioned biometric modalities these days. As the security market rapidly increases, it is expected that eye recognition solution would grow fast at a CAGR of 23.40% between 2015 and 2020, reported by MarketsandMarkets. The recognition of retina and iris are known as…

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Biometric SIM Card – An Emerging Trend of Biometrics

Biometric SIM card - an emerging trend of biometrics

The more mobile marketplace continues to grow, the more it becomes the target attack for illegal identity thieves. According to a survey of telecommunications fraud and security experts, global fraud loss in the industry for 2013 is $46.3 billion, a 15% rise from 2011. The primary reason for the increase was fraudulent activity targeting the…

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Biometric Card – The Future of Personal Identity

Biometric identification card

Biometric identification card is an innovative form of e-ID card which is no stranger to people all around the world nowadays. According to Acuity, there are twice as many National e-ID issuing countries as those issuing traditional National IDs in 2013. While e-ID card only contains identity information printed on the surface such as personal…

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Highlights of Biometric Market 2015

There are many biometric scanner deployments in 2015 that have greatly affected the adoption of biometrics

In 2015, we have witnessed breakthroughs and initials in the field of biometric technology. As a new year has started, let’s take a look back of notable developments and events in last year to see an overall picture on how they have affected the adoption of biometrics in major vertical sectors and how they have…

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Liveness Detection – The Increasing Requirement for Biometric Solution

Liveness detection is one of the countermeasures needed to be taken to thwart spoof attacks and enhance biometric security

Biometric authentication system provides additional security over traditional methods such as passwords, credentials, but it can also have vulnerabilities. One of the most common forms of attack on biometric system is called “spoofing”, in which one person or program successfully impersonate as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining unauthorized right. Artificial fingers, high resolution…

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Biometric Micro ATM – A Revolution with Biometrics in Banking

Biometric micro ATM to provide a cost-effective and ultimate solution for the micro finance’s development

According to World Back, roughly 2 billion people around the world do not have access to formal sources of banking and financial services, or more than 50% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) worldwide lack adequate access to credit. However, financial services to poor and rural people have many limitations including lack of security and…

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