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  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics is, “the automated use of physiological or behavioral characteristics to determine or verify identity (, 2014).”16 The purpose of the paper is to provide information about different forms of Biometrics. With the ever increasing threat of terrorism at home and abroad, biometrics is emerging as a way to increase security across the world. It is important to point out current issues dealing with Biometrics and how they relate to people that may one day have to use them

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics The term biometrics is commonly known as the field of development of statistical and mathematical methods applicable to data analysis problems in the biological sciences. Though, even more recently it has taken on a whole new definition. Biometrics is an amazing new topic referring to “the emerging field of technology devoted to the identification of individuals using biological traits, based on retinal or iris scanning, fingerprints, or face recognition”. Biometrics has already

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics Biometrics is a new term for many, but it is not a new idea. The idea of Biometrics first began with finger print analysis. Today, Biometrics has expanded to not only your fingerprints but also ear, face, facial thermogram, hand vein, hand geometry, iris, retina, signature and voice analysis. Technology has gone from science fiction to reality. This paper will include a brief description of each of the types of Biometrics and who is using them. The answer to "Who is using Biometrics

  • Biometrics

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    What is Biometric Biometric is used to identify specifics of people by certain characteristics. Biometric characteristics can be divided in two main classes: • Physiological are related to the shape of the body. The oldest traits, which have been used for more than 100 years, are fingerprints. Other examples are face recognition, hand geometry and iris recognition. • Behavioral are related to the behavior of a person. The first characteristic to be used, still widely used today, is the signature

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics is used in many places and there is a bright future for them. Coca Cola has recently replaced time card system with hand scanning machines. Finger print scanners are being used in many states of the US. They have been used to trace social welfare fraud. An iris pattern identification system is being used in Cook County, Illinois to ensure that right people are released from jail. ATM machines have been installed with finger scanners to prevent theft and fraud in Indiana (Jain, 2005).

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics We live in a world today, in which technology moves at a very rapid pace. Many of these technological advances can be used to make our everyday lives easier and safer. One of these new technologies is Biometrics. Biometrics is the process of measuring a person’s physical properties. This would include measuring things like fingerprints, retinas, odor, vein structure on the back of the hand and many other things. Biometrics is a very important topic because it would create better

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics For most people when first hearing the word biometrics, they have an instant reaction to tune out. Just because the term sounds complicated and somewhat boring does not mean that the information behind the term is incredibly interesting and fun! When first discussing the term with others, I too thought it would be a typical boring computer topic. It was not until I began to research the topic, that I saw computers to be intriguing. One of my favorite aspects of the topic is what it

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics Biometrics is “a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis” ( WordNet ® 2.0, © 2003 Princeton University). In other words Biometrics is the study of the human body natural identification, now a days corporations use biometrics instead of a simple code. Also police and other federal and worldwide associations use biometrics to stop criminals and to keep track of where criminals are and who they really are. Biometrics

  • Biometrics

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    Biometrics Biometrics is a technology that can be defined as measurable physiological and / or behavioral characteristics, which can be utilized to verify the identity of an individual. Techniques used by this technology include: fingerprinting, retinal and iris scanning, hand geometry, voice patterns, and facial recognition. These techniques were initially used in high security systems, however their use is extending into a much broader range of applications. Such applications include physical

  • Biometrics

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    this two days, the using of the Biometrics have been increased to a high level of using it around the world, so it has been too widespread, a lot of the banks, malls, computing companies and etc… using it in their security systems, and they use it in an international ways of using, perhaps they have been learned to using it in a different ways, but also they have been a proficient users of it, they can access their information but in a security way that is Biometrics, so for example there is a bank