Biometrics Essay

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Biometrics : Biometrics And Biometrics

    1539 Words  | 7 Pages

    1. Introduction Biometrics is a method of identifying an individual based on characteristics that they possess, typically physiological features such as a fingerprint, hand, iris, retina, face, voice, and even DNA. Some methods of biometrics security even use multiple physiological features or multimodal biometrics to provide superior security than a single form of biometrics can provide. Why are biometrics important in the field of information security? Biometrics provide a remarkable amount of

  • Biometrics

    665 Words  | 3 Pages

    “Biometric attendance in the workplace is a threat to privacy”. How far do you agree? (30 marks) Ref - Biometrics are automated methods of recognizing a person based on a physiological or behavioral characteristic. Among the features measured are; face, fingerprints, hand geometry, handwriting, iris, retinal, vein, and voice. Biometric technologies are becoming the foundation of an extensive array of highly secure identification and personal

  • Biometric And Identification Of Biometric Identification

    1752 Words  | 8 Pages

    Biometric methodologies emerged into existence in 1858 by use of recording hand images for identification purposes. From 1858 to 1896 studies progressed in the identification of individuals by hand geometry, a person’s measurements, and fingerprints. From the year 1936 to 1985 biometric studies proceeded for iris pattern, face recognition, acoustic speech, written signature, and hand identification. Patents for hand and iris identification became a reality 1985 to 1986 and in 1988 the first semi-automated

  • Biometric Codes And Biometric Identification

    1637 Words  | 7 Pages

    Biometric Encryption Krishna Kumar D1304(11302033) Rajesh Kumar Thakur Meena Kumari Chandan Pathania Lovely Professional University, Punjab Introduction: A biometric is defined as a unique, measurable, biological characteristic or trait which is used to identify individuals. Most widely used biometric characteristics to identify individuals include Face, Fingerprint, Hand geometry, Retina, Iris, Voice etc. Biometric identification consists of two stages: • Enrollment: During the enrollment

  • The Use of Biometrics

    1486 Words  | 6 Pages

    There have been use of Biometrics which can be traced as far back to 500 BC, but where does its future lay in the 21st century and beyond? Exactly what is Biometrics and its proposed applications; will it truly be as useful or will it be a hindrance? Currently, which nations along with the international corporations are in the market for such a medium and who are the pioneers, trying to advance Biometrics; into something more streamlined? Will Biometrics truly have as much of an impact on the digital

  • Advantages Of Biometrics

    1291 Words  | 6 Pages

    Nowdays, security and privacy is a major concern of our data that’s why we can use biometric techniques for identification and recognition of users for creating secure system. Biometrics refers to the identification of humans by their characteristics or traits. A biometric system is a technological system that uses information about a person (or other biological organism) to identify that person .A Biometrics system is a pattern recognition system that uses various patterns like iris patterns, retina

  • Biometrics Essay

    2065 Words  | 9 Pages

    Biometrics Biometrics is a technology that can be defined as measurable physiological and / or behavioral characteristics, which can be utilized to verify the identity of an individual. Techniques used by this technology include: fingerprinting, retinal and iris scanning, hand geometry, voice patterns, and facial recognition. These techniques were initially used in high security systems, however their use is extending into a much broader range of applications. Such applications include physical

  • Disadvantages Of Biometrics

    795 Words  | 4 Pages

    There are various ways to implement biometric using current technology in this world. However, which suit best for companies that want to implement their computer systems to check their employee identifications. Also, there are people out there concerns that using biometrics system will violate their privacy. Let’s exam a few implementations regarding the biometrics that the technology is currently being used in the workforce. Biometrics have existed for a very long time ago. People have used it

  • Biometrics Essay

    1548 Words  | 7 Pages

    Biometrics is used in many places and there is a bright future for them. Coca Cola has recently replaced time card system with hand scanning machines. Finger print scanners are being used in many states of the US. They have been used to trace social welfare fraud. An iris pattern identification system is being used in Cook County, Illinois to ensure that right people are released from jail. ATM machines have been installed with finger scanners to prevent theft and fraud in Indiana (Jain, 2005).

  • Biometrics Essay

    1355 Words  | 6 Pages

    Biometrics Biometrics is described as the use of human physical features to verify identity and has been in use since the beginning of recorded history. Only recently, biometrics has been used in today’s high-tech society for the prevention of identity theft. In this paper, we will be understanding biometrics, exploring the history of biometrics, examples of today’s current technology and where biometrics are expected to go in the future. By definition, “biometrics” (Woodward, Orlans, and Higgins