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Explaining Biometrics

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

 

ID verification explainer: How does IDV tech work?

ID document validation technologies are tools designed to assist companies and governments in establishing the authenticity of documents. IDVTs typically…

 

Explainer: What is a biometric passport?

Also called ePassports or digital passports, biometric passports differ from older types of IDs in that they have an embedded…

 

Multi-Cloud orchestration makes open source identity work

By Mike Vesey, CEO, IdRamp There is no one cloud to rule all applications. Most of us operate with multi-cloud environments….

 

Real world authentication: Identity-bound biometrics in action

By Kimberly Biddings, VP of Product, BIO-key International Authentication for sensitive workplace data and materials has always faced challenges. Organizations…

 

Biometric speaker recognition expanding along with voice applications

Speaker recognition is a biometric modality that uses input from an individual’s voice to identify that person or verify their…

 

Explainer: Biometric presentation attack detection and liveness checks

Biometrics as an authentication method have rapidly caught on not just for their accessibility, ease of use and being contactless,…

 

3 ways to make biometrics work in the workplace

By Rob Mungovan, Chief Commercial Officer, Aware Even before the pandemic, the digital revolution was creating the need for an…

 

Explaining face biometrics applications and adoption

Face is a biometric modality in widespread use today for both recognition and authentication. A computer system takes a two-dimensional…

 

Biometric template explainer

Biometric data is compared by algorithms, and therefore typically stored, in the form of templates. A biometric template is a…

 

Simplified logins with single sign-on authentication and federated identity verification

As people create a myriad of accounts that require unique credentials for their online activities and have to navigate the…

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