Biometrics to Enhance the Efficiency of Benefits Distribution System

Food Distributio Iris Biometric

Biometric identification technology provides automated methods to identify a person based on physical characteristics—such as fingerprints, hand shape, and characteristics of the eyes and face—as well as behavioral characteristics—including signatures and voice patterns. Although biometrics is broadly used in law enforcement and defense than civilian applications by Governments, its deployment in Food Stamp Program in…

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Multimodal Biometrics for Airport Security on the Rise

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Aviation security is one of the major challenges for countries around the world. According to the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in total 708 million passengers in 2015, there are 2,653 firearms in carry-on bags were detected at airport security checkpoints across the United States, an increase of more than 16% from 2014. Furthermore, the…

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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 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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Primer on iris biometrics

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Overview Reliable individual identity is needed to prevent loss of sensitive information, to protect individual property rights, and to control access to secure locations. Biometric recognition technology offers a highly reliable method for verifying identity by using the unique physical characteristics of people. Biometrics’ chief advantage is that it is immune to loss, theft, forgetfulness,…

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