Recent Examples of biometric from the Web
By guaranteeing privacy as an intrinsic right, the ruling could have far reaching implications beyond biometric IDs, such as the possible decriminalization of homosexuality.
According to studies measuring biometric eye-tracking, electrodermal response, and heart rate changes, Nielsen found that VR users had a 27% higher emotional engagement than content provided with the two dimensions of traditional video.
Those concerns are prompting employees and others to push back against company policies that require collection of biometric data.
A subsidiary of Safran, a French firm best known for aerospace technology, has delivered 45,000 tablets to check biometric voter identification at the 40,833 polling stations and to prevent multiple voting.
Meanwhile, new research in biometric science may soon enable U.S. soldiers to fight with weapons that adapt to their bodies—and even, perhaps, to their ways of thinking.
However, the new biometric authentication method would also require additional hardware; owners of existing iPhones wouldn't just be able to wink at their front-facing cameras to unlock their handsets.
Packed inside the polycarbonate bag is a biometric fingerprint lock, GPS tracker, integrated scale, proximity sensor, anti-theft alert, battery that can charge your phone up to ten times, and a Bluetooth speaker.
Qualcomm came to the technology through an acquisition of government grade biometric technology company UltraScan.
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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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