Recent Examples of biometric from the Web
That number is linked to a central database containing biometric information, including an iris and fingerprint scan, demographic information, and a photograph.
The law, which is a source of consternation for the tech industry, covers biometric information such as thumb prints or retinal images but also geometrical data gleaned from a person's face.
The service will cost companies $79 per person annually for the platform, plus additional fees for health coaching, classes and biometric screenings.
Startups involved in its creation, like Faceshift and PrimeSense, have seen their technology incorporated into the new iPhone X for biometric security and gesture recognition.
But expect to see more forms of biometric authentication in the coming years, not just in banking, industry experts say.
In a recent interview with the Observer, Moore discussed the security of biometric data, the bank’s latest mobile technologies and an artificial technology tool called Erica the bank aims to release this year.
Those include more in-depth interviews of families seeking refugee status, the collection of additional biometric information to verify people's identities, and sending more federal officers overseas to scrutinize applications in person.
What Visa's platform, which is officially known as Visa ID Intelligence , will do is provide banks and credit unions a place to install these biometric technologies into their own applications without having to build them in house.
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First Known Use of biometric
medical Definition of biometric
- the biometric analysis of infant mortality
- biometric identification
- Retina scanners are not the only example of biometric technology, which uses machines to identify people by their physical characteristics …
- —Discover, February 1990
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