Biometrics

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Biometric Technology

The Future of Security


Alexandra Chingros

What is Biometrics?


The purpose of biometrics is to uniquely identify or
verify an individual through the characteristics of the
human body




Biometric Forms


Fingerprint


Face Recognition



Hand Geometry


Iris/Retina Scan


Voice Scan


Comparison

Biometric Type

Accuracy

Ease of Use

User Acceptance

Fingerprint

High

Medium

Low

Hand Geometry

Medium

High

Medium

Voice

Medium

High

High

Retina

High

Low

Low

Iris

Medium

Medium

Medium

Signature

Medium

Medium

High

Face

Low

High

High

Current Biometric Uses


Retinal scans at customs and
US Border Control


Fingerprint scans to access
certain areas/classified info


Body scanners at airports


Facebook

photo tagging

Issues and Concerns


Violation of privacy?


Controversial full body scanners


Government surveillance









http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O1SeCgNs2E




Importance


Promotes national security


Significantly reduces threat of terrorism


Surveillance cameras that use facial recognition easily
target suspects or criminals


To prevent the stealing or manufacturing of identity e.g.
security badges, licenses, passports, etc.



Eliminates human bias and stereotyping


The future of technology



The Future


Plans for BMW


Apple’s
iPhone

5S


Refrigerators, in
-
home alarm systems


VeriLook

facial identification technology


http://www.neurotechnology.com/verilook.html



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