Explaining Biometrics

Read comprehensive descriptions and explanations of the latest biometric technology solutions including a glossary of biometric terms and definitions.

This is a guest post by Joby Mathew, HID Global Director: Citizen Identity Solutions EMEA The adoption of HID Global’s…

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Glossary of ID4D terms

BiometricUpdate.com has developed a fully cross-referenced glossary of ID4D terms concerning digital identification systems used to improve development outcomes. Below…

 

History of digital identification in the developing world

The idea of providing identification to support economic and social development evolved out of sustainable development communities, and has early…

 

History of Biometrics

Introduction The term “biometrics” is derived from the Greek words “bio” (life) and “metrics” (to measure). Automated biometric systems have…

 

Determining the best biometric reader for an application

This guest post was contributed by Anixter. Biometric physical access control is the most secure means for allowing access due…

 

The importance of two-factor authentication

This is a guest post by Yutaka Deguchi, general manager of mofiria Corporation. In recent years, the use of “two-factor…

 

Explainer: Keystroke recognition

Keystroke recognition has been defined by both industry and academics as the process of measuring and assessing a typing rhythm…

 

A primer on voice biometrics

This is a guest post by Steve Hoffman, CEO of SayPay Technologies, Inc. Overview Speech recognition services like Apple’s Siri…

 

Explainer: Multi-factor authentication

Multi-factor authentication is a method of multi-faceted access control which a user can pass by successfully presenting authentication factors from…

 

What are biometrics?

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. defines biometrics as measurable physical and behavioral characteristics that enable the establishment and verification of an…

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