Iris Biometrics to Tighten the Prison Management

Many prisons have installed iris biometric recognition in order to improve the efficiency of correction specialists and the jail security

As the increasing of crime rate, jail or prison management is playing a significant role in public safety. With hundred thousands of incarcerated offenders in one place, it is both a critical and constant challenge to keep track of inmates, especially as they move from one part of the facility to another throughout the day….

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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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Biometric Access Control – Can Iris Biometric Enhance Better Security?

Biometric access control, especially iris, has become a common component in the commercial access control landscape.

The Significance of Biometric Access Control Security issues seem to be one of the most important problems of contemporary computer science. One of the most important branches of security is identification of users. Identification may be required for access control to buildings, rooms, devices or information. The basic aim of identification is to make it…

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Numerous Advantages of Biometric Physical Access Control

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Physical access control devices and systems play an important part in our life from the simplest single door of your house to a larger scale of organizations and governments.  Together with the technological proliferation, there are increasing demands for safety and security. Electronic access control system (EACS) such as: biometrics, card based, intruder alarm, touchpad…

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Key Drivers for Biometrics in Middle East in The Next 5 Years

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Business is active in the Middle East, where national ID schemes, commercial ventures and improving border security are all providing impetus. The ambitious approach taken by some of the region’s governments has led to many exciting and cutting edge biometric schemes being deployed in the recent years. In 2004, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)…

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Four Biometric Solutions can Cut Cost and Enhance Efficiency for Your Business

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Biometrics such as iris, fingerprint, face, voice is now becoming mainstream with large scale applications in different industries. While others may think that biometrics is too costly and unnecessary, business owners are beginning to realize the benefits of biometric adoption in both physical & digital security control such as: streamlining operation, enhancing productivity, minimizing security…

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How Can Biometrics Enhance the Transportation and Cargo Security?

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Cargo security issues – a growing problem $30 billion worth of cargo lost each year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; deceptive pickups – in which a thief poses as a legal driver and hauls a load away – spiked 763% from 2009 to 2012, according to FreightWatch International. Richard Murphy, president of Murphy…

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Biometrics – Social and Economic Innovation

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Biometrics is a science of recognizing person based on physical and behavioral characteristics. Biometrics has been gaining more attentions in these days. More and more governments and businesses have been realizing that biometrics is extremely valuable to verify and identify users. The application of biometrics is becoming  mainstream in social, commercial and governmental environments. The…

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