Biometrics PP - Temple Fox MIS

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The measuring and
analysis of such
physical attributes as
facial features and
voice or retinal
scans. This
technology can be
used to define an
individual's unique
identity, often for
security purposes.

Biometrics are mostly
used for security
purposes.

But it is not limited to just
that.

The possibilities for the
use of biometrics are
endless.

Sensors
data

Computer
translates
data into
information

Comparisons
and decisions
are made

Data collected could
be improperly stored
and can fall into the
wrong hands

Misuse of Biometrics
technology

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