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Captiva Inc.

Captiva is a USA-based HUBZone small business offering biometric solution development for civil and defense agencies. Our experience includes development of architectures for very large biometric systems.

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History of Biometrics

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

 

Explainer: Gait Recognition

Gait recognition is a behavioral biometric modality that identifies people based on their unique walking pattern. In comparison with other…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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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