Biometrics to Transform the Life of Millions Farmers

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Biometrics has been used in various aspects of life from mobile, payment to buildings, national borders. Its benefits are undeniable which bring top security and convenience to our lives. Countries which economy is heavily dependent on agriculture are taking these advantages of biometric technology to narrow the gap, bring social and financial benefits to farmers…

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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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Liveness Detection – The Increasing Requirement for Biometric Solution

Liveness detection is one of the countermeasures needed to be taken to thwart spoof attacks and enhance biometric security

Biometric authentication system provides additional security over traditional methods such as passwords, credentials, but it can also have vulnerabilities. One of the most common forms of attack on biometric system is called “spoofing”, in which one person or program successfully impersonate as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining unauthorized right. Artificial fingers, high resolution…

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Biometric Micro ATM – A Revolution with Biometrics in Banking

Biometric micro ATM to provide a cost-effective and ultimate solution for the micro finance’s development

According to World Back, roughly 2 billion people around the world do not have access to formal sources of banking and financial services, or more than 50% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) worldwide lack adequate access to credit. However, financial services to poor and rural people have many limitations including lack of security and…

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Protect Your Digital Life with Biometrics

Biometrics to keep your personal data safe in the digital identity data explosion era.

Increasingly, we’re living double lives. One is our physical, everyday existence and the other is our digital life. Digital identity as defined by Techopedia is “an online or networked identity adopted or claimed in cyberspace by an individual, organization or electronic device”. In other words, those are characteristics or data attributes such as: username, password,…

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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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Key Drivers for Biometrics in South America in next 5 years

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South America is emerging as one of the key growing regions in biometric market worldwide as stated by 6Wresearch. It is estimated that South America accounts 10% of global revenue with an annual growth between 2005 and 2010 of 30% by International Biometrics Group. Countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Colombia are contributing majority of…

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