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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Biometric identification Boosting Automotive Security

Biometric identification Boosting Automotive Security

Today’s vehicles are highly complex in terms of both features and user interfaces. Biometric identification system is an effective solution to personalize vehicles for each driver and allow him to access to confidential information stored in the vehicle’s database. Utilizing advanced biometric technology, biometric driver identification optimizes the settings of the vehicle’s active driver assistance…

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How Can Biometrics Boost Healthcare Security?

How Can Biometrics Boost Healthcare Security

Many consumers have become acquainted with biometric security measures recent years. Although it was once considered the realm of science fiction, biometric technologies are now being considered by industries like banking and health care, as a way to meet the dual demands of data security and physical security. The privacy and security of health records…

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Biometric Attendance System: Iris versa Fingerprint

Biometric attendance system is becoming more popular with many benefits such as: eliminating time theft & establishing security access.

Benefits of Biometric Attendance System Biometric attendance used to record employee’s start and end times, is popular in organizations where security is an issue or where employees might falsely record time worked. Because biometric technology is more costly than other forms of time clock identification, it is important to evaluate the return on investment biometric…

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Biometric Identification – An Efficient Weapon against Frauds in Insurance Industry

Biometric Identification – An Efficient Weapon against Frauds in Insurance Industry

With the proliferation of online channels, consumer conveniences and even continuous developed tactics of fraudsters, deploying some degree of biometric technology will become a competitive necessity. As the insurance industry continues to expand consumer services because of e-commerce and m-commerce, there is no doubt that new applications of biometrics will come about. Given insurers’ focusing…

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Will Biometric Passport Be Utilized Worldwide in the Future?

Biometric passport has become the mandatory for governments to reinforce security features in national border control.

The global security landscape has changed. The increased threat of terrorism, the universal problem of identity theft, and fraud have forced governments to make a concerted effort to improve the security of their national borders. In reality, the terrorist attacks on mainland US on September 11, 2001 have transformed the way governments worldwide handle security…

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Biometric E-Voting Gains High Attention in the Emerging Market

Biometric E-Voting Gain High Attention in the Emerging Market

In the present day, democracy has become a vital part of people’s lives and countries’ development, and to achieve democracy must meet several conditions. The heart of democracy is voting. The heart of voting is trust that each vote is recorded and tallied with accuracy and impartiality. In order to improve voting systems for elections,…

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Key Drivers for Biometrics in Africa in The Next 5 Years

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Biometric market is growing fast in Africa, especially in recent years. Current challenges such as national security threats, lack of infrastructure, large geographic area, manual processes related forgery, etc. have greatly driven the need for biometrics based electric systems in this region. In order to build a strong national security and reduce the incidences of…

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