What are biometrics?

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. defines biometrics as measurable physical and behavioral characteristics that enable the establishment and verification of an individual’s identity. Biometrics is the process by which a person’s unique physical and other traits are detected and recorded by an electronic device or system as a means of confirming identity. The term “biometrics” derives from the word “biometry”, which refers to the statistical analysis of biological observations and phenomena. Since biometric identifiers are unique to individuals, they are more

Alternet to integrate BIOMETRY’s facial and voice recognition ID into payment system

Enterprise accelerator company Alternet Systems has partnered with mobile devices-focused biometric authentication company BIOMETRY to launch its new facial and voice recognition ID system joint venture. Alternet says it will integrate BIOMETRY’s BioME into its existing payment system’s anti-money laundering and anti-fraud aspects. According to the company, the joint venture will replace Alternet’s previous use of passwords and PINs with dynamic facial and voice recognition elements in an ID system. BIOMETRY’s patented secure payment applications will be fully integrated into Alternet’s line