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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.

 

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…

 

What are biometrics?

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

 

Explainer: Facial Recognition

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. defines facial recognition as technology that measures distances between specific parts of a person’s face as…

 

Explainer: Signature Recognition

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. defines signature recognition as a behavioural biometric that identifies an individual on the basis of their…

 

Explainer: Big Data

Big Data is a term used to describe large and complex data sets that can provide insightful conclusions when analyzed…

 

Explainer: Mobile ID

Mobile identity, otherwise referred to as Mobile ID solutions, deliver authentication and authorization for mobile applications and services. Mobile ID…

 

Explainer: Electronic ID (eID)

An eID card is typically a government-issued document for online and offline identification. The typical electronic identity card has the…

 

History of Biometrics

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

 

Explainer: Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, is a method of accessing computing and financial resources or physical facilities, with more than just…

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