Explaining Biometrics

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

 

Explainer: Speaker Recognition

Speaker, or voice, recognition is a biometric modality that uses an individual’s voice for recognition purposes. (It is a different…

 

Explainer: Iris Recognition

Iris recognition is the process of recognizing a person by analyzing the random pattern of the iris. The automated method…

 

Explainer: Hand Geometry Recognition

Hand geometry recognition is the longest implemented biometric type, debuting in the market in the late 1980s. The systems are…

 

Explainer: Face Recognition

Humans often use faces to recognize individuals and advancements in computing capability over the past few decades now enable similar…

 

Explainer: Dynamic Signature

Dynamic signature is a biometric modality that uses, for recognition purposes, the anatomic and behavioral characteristics that an individual exhibits…

 

Explainer: Single Sign On Technology for the Healthcare Industry

Major health organizations are scrambling to implement new technologies that can help with the faster and safer delivery of patient…

 

Explainer: Verification vs. Identification Systems

Biometrics are used for different purposes, but they are generally part of either a verification system or an identification system….

 

Glossary of Biometric Terms and Technique Classifications

BiometricUpdate.com has developed a fully cross-referenced glossary of technical terms concerning biometric technology. We understand that the language of biometrics…

 

Bank call centers using voice verification

Call centers need to be able to quickly response to issues such as false identification and fraud since more and…

 

What is Fingerprint Identification?

Fingerprint identification is one of the most well-known and publicized biometrics. Because of their uniqueness and consistency over time, fingerprints…

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