Top Myths about Iris Recognition You Might Misunderstand

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Iris recognition is considered fairly new in biometric authentication compared to fingerprint but it’s more inclusive in enrollment and more precise for authentication, with a better tradeoff curve between errors of acceptance and rejection, according to POC test carried out by the Unique Identification Authority of India (1). In a pilot test done in Malawi…

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Iris Recognition ID card To Win over Counterfeit Driver License

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Synthetic identity is on exponential growing trend in many countries especially North America. CBC reported in 2014 that thousands of driver’s licenses with fake names were costing Canadians up to a billion dollars a year. By 2017, synthetic ID fraud has been a top major threat that accounts for 80 to 85% of all identity…

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Biometric Handheld Device as a Key Factor in Law Enforcement

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According to United Nations, there are over 232 million people now live outside of their original country; this equates to 3.2% of the global population. More people are on the move than at any time in human history due to easier and cheaper international travel. The number of immigrants and refugees are also increasing each…

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You Think Your Cryptocurrency Wallets Are Safe? Think Again!

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Cryptocurrency wallets are like the leather wallets some of us still use in real life for carrying cash and a series of credit cards. But there are other things that a cryptocurrency wallet can do, for instance storing hundreds of digital currencies without worrying about ever running out of space, checking balance and keeping tracks…

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3 ways biometrics are transforming your home

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According to Google Trends, “smart home” term has gained more than 300% search popularity over the past 2 years. It’s no wonder that smart home is capturing headlines and mindshare with its huge futuristic possibilities. Gartner predicts that by 2020, fully mature smart home could include up to 500 connected devices. Along with such high…

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Top 3 Biometric Lessons from Indian National ID Program

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In spite of facing many issues while implementing its ambitious biometric national ID program, India has managed to enroll over 1.18 billion people and deployed a numerous of public and private applications which brought equality to unprivileged residents and helped Indian government save $9 billion so far (Nov 2017), says Nandan Nilekani, former UIDAI Chairman….

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Biometric Authentication Market to Go Vibrant in India

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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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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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