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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.

 

U.K. Law Enforcement Agencies Using High-End Fingerprint Readers

A fingerprint reader is a reliable way to secure proper identification and is primarily used by law enforcement to identify…

 

Manual vs. Automated Identity Check: What’s Better and Why?

There are many challenges that any KYC method encounters; either it’s manual, automated, or combined. Dmitri Laush, CEO of omnichannel…

 

AI-Based Video Identification Shaping the Insurance Industry in 2021

By Sarah Amundsson, senior business developer at Shufti Pro. Onboarding legitimate customers are getting complicated with every passing day since…

 

Creating smarter government IDs: The process, from creation and enrollment to issuance

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

 

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…

 

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…

 

Explainer: Fingerprint Matching

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. defines fingerprint identification as an automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Over…

 

History of Biometrics

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

 

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…

 

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…

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