In the past decade, biometrics have emerged as an advanced security measure for mobile devices, home security, and network security in office systems. Now, as we enter 2018, they are on the forefront of the finance industry, as MasterCard announces… Read More
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These days, verification is essential. Having a continually expanding video surveillance integration with access control and a variety of other business systems, it seems natural that security plays a huge role in almost every single aspect of any business. As… Read More
When used in an effective manner, biometrics can surprisingly help contribute to safer cybersecurity measures. In fact, by moving beyond the basic password-protection authentication avenues, biometrics technology is giving an often desired additional layer of security. This additional layer is… Read More
Just how much is the popularity of electronic access control systems growing? This article provides some insight and states that they are one of the fastest growing sectors of the security industry. Biometric systems and smart card technology are among the developments spurring this growth.
One of the most promising developments in biometric identification has been iris recognition systems. As this article explains, this technology makes use of the unique pattern of specks in each person’s iris to verify the identity of that person. Iris scanning has been used on a limited, experimental basis in both the U.S. and Europe and offers many advantages.
The last few years have seen a much wider application of biometric technology to improve access control and security. This article cites several of these uses, which demonstrate the potential of biometric identification. Here are a few of these applications.
Biometric identification, as this article describes, is being used more and more for security purposes. Privacy concerns hindered development prior to the Sept. 11 attacks, but some biometric technology such as fingerprinting and DNA identification made inroads. Now, there are a wide variety of biometric technologies available for access control and other security purposes.