Asia-Pacific – The World’s fastest-growing biometrics market (2015-2025)

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According to “The Global Government Biometric Systems Market 2015-2025” report of MarketResearchReports.biz published last month, due to the increasing concerns over internal and external security and the increasing use in government and private sectors for employee identification and attendance, the global biometrics market is forecasted to rise in the demand and revenue in the next…

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Drowsiness Detection – A growing market

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Driver fatigue is one of the most significant factors that lead to vehicle accidents. According to the VSR report 2009, 20% of crashes and 12% of near-crashes were caused by the drowsy drivers. Specifically, each year nearly 100,000 drowsiness-related accidents are reported in the US, which results in over 70,000 injuries; 1,500 mortalities, and monetary losses of…

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Importance of biometrics in healthcare

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The healthcare system, in the process of transformation to enhance safe, quality and cost contained care, is facing many challenges. The most serious problems that healthcare system is experiencing are medical identity theft, other types of fraud in healthcare services and healthcare insurances. According to Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud report 2014, the current global average…

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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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FiDELYS on planetbiometrics

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Dear readers, It’s not too often Planet Biometrics’ editors get excited by a new product. But leading our news column this week is a smart watch – FiDELYS – that not only looks technologically sophisticated, but pretty suave too…With its promise to use iris recognition from IriTech to secure data and applications/transactions on the owners’ accompanying mobile phone/PC, it…

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