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biometric

1. 
a. relating to the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
b. relating to digital scanning of the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification
2. relating to the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life

biometric

The measurement of the physical characteristics of a person. See biometrics, wearable computing and smart clothes.
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What type of smart card or biometric ID system(s) are companies currently using?
UPEK's TouchChip TCS1 fingerprint sensor delivers high image quality across a broad range of people, enabling the Precise 250 MC to work reliably for biometric authentication of Federal employees and contractors," said Christer Bergman, President and CEO of Precise Biometrics.
IWS EPI Builder is recognized as a leading secure credential component of identity management and security solutions, providing all aspects of ID functionality from image and biometric capture to the enrollment, issuance and management of secure documents.
Applying experience in biometric ID solutions used in 55 countries worldwide, Sagem Morpho delivers biometrics to North American markets, including the U.
ImageWare will provide its IWS Biometric Engine Border Management solution which includes facial and fingerprint biometric capabilities for identification and verification purposes at designated ports in Canada including U.
Equipping first responders and emergency agencies with the ability to collect and enroll biometric and biographical data on missing and deceased victims along with providing effective means of sharing this data with the global community is paramount towards achieving closure for those searching for lost loved ones.
plusID eliminates the enterprise's liability and maintenance costs associated with implementing and securing a biometric database.
There is a popular tendency to regard biometric products as sci-fi mythology, but the reality is that biometrics is the future of the security industry and is quickly becoming recognized as the most accurate identification technology in the market," said Don Mihae, who has recently been hired by JADCS to head up the building security division.
From palm scanners to fingerprint scanners, retinal probes to voice identification devices, biometric technologies are beginning to enter the mainstream market on a large scale.
In February 2001, the International Biometric Industry Association (IBIA) launched the Biometric Standards Registry for Common Biometric Exchange File Format (CBEFF) Unique Identifiers to streamline the development of biometric solutions.