Consumer Electronics Will Dominate the Biometric Market in Asia Pacific (2015-2025)

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According to a new report of Strategic Defense Intelligence (2015), Asia Pacific is predicted to become the fastest growing biometrics market globally. In 2015, this market has value at $1.1 billion and is expected to increase three fold by 2025 ($3.3 billion). Moreover, SDI’s research on the Asia Pacific biometric market also puts this growth…

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Why Biometrics Plays an Important Role in Animal Identification?

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Cattle identification has recently played an influential role towards understanding disease trajectory, vaccination, production management, and animal ownership assignment. Cattle identification and tracking is defined as the process of accurately recognizing individual cattle and their products via a unique identifier or marker. In the past, some traditional methods such as ear tags, branding, tattooing, and…

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Digital Identification Market Grows Significantly in Africa

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There is a growing recognition of the importance of identification for sustainable development. Due to a number of powerful factors related to security, development and new technology, many countries in Africa have been introducing new ID programs or upgrading existing ones to increase their capabilities. Conventional ID systems are rapidly giving way to digital ID…

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Iris Smartphone to Help Build a Digital India

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As India is going to finish its 1.2 billion people biometric enrollment, Indian Government is paying more attention into the authentication market where myriad of applications to be deployed such as: time attendance, benefits distribution, SIM issuance, mobile payment, healthcare, etc. At the same time, mobile penetration in India currently is estimated to cover around…

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Biometrics to Enhance the Efficiency of Benefits Distribution System

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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 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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Biometrics to Ease Security Intense in EU

Border Control System Biometric Identification

Biometrics can be broadly defined as the use of personal traits to identify, or verify the claimed identity of individual. Fingerprint, iris, face, and voice are all examples of characteristics that have been used to identify us in this way. A biometric-based border control system includes (1) biometric passport & travel documents which contain traveler’s…

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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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