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

iris biometric authentication

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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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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Biometric Access Control – Can Iris Biometric Enhance Better Security?

Biometric access control, especially iris, has become a common component in the commercial access control landscape.

The Significance of Biometric Access Control Security issues seem to be one of the most important problems of contemporary computer science. One of the most important branches of security is identification of users. Identification may be required for access control to buildings, rooms, devices or information. The basic aim of identification is to make it…

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