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Monday, April 14, 2014


Biometrics refers to the automatic identification of a person based on his/her physiological/behavioral characteristics i.e we all have unique personal attributes that can be used for distinctive identification purposes including Face, Iris, Retina pattern, Fingerprint, Handprint, DNA, Gaits, Keystrokes, Voice, Thermograms, Skin Reflectance etc. Biometrics is a rapidly evolving technology that is being widely used in forensics, such as criminal identification and can also potentially prevent unauthorized access to or fraudulent use of ATMs, Cellular phones, Smart cards, PCs, Workstations and Computer networks. Although biometrics is still in its infancy, biometric systems will play a critical role in the future of security.

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