Retina vs. Iris Recognition: Similarities and Differences

retina vs iris recognition

Besides fingerprint and facial recognition, eye scanning is one of the most highly mentioned biometric modalities these days. As the security market rapidly increases, it is expected that eye recognition solution would grow fast at a CAGR of 23.40% between 2015 and 2020, reported by MarketsandMarkets. The recognition of retina and iris are known as…

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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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Refugee Identity Crisis and the Role of Biometrics

Biometrics to ease the refugee’s management and enhance the security of the border control system.

The protracted Syrian civil war has caused one of the “biggest refugee and migration crises since World War II” as said by U.N. General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon. As a result, nearly 12 million Syrians, equivalent to half of the Syrian population, have fled their homes. European countries have wrestled with its immigration policies on whether…

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