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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
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biometric

The measurement of the physical characteristics of a person. The term is commonly associated with a form of identification such as fingerprint, voice and face recognition. See biometrics, fingerprint reader, voice recognition, facial recognition, wearables and smart clothes.
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The spokesperson further noted that banks had given a deadline of June 30 to transfer biometric accounts.
He said members of the board of governors, and parents had briefed deputy commissioner Usman Mehsud, who is also the board's chairman, about the poor attendance of teachers, which had resulted in dwindling education standards in the college, and recommended introduction of the biometric system to ensure 100 per cent attendance of teachers.
The schedule of conducting verification had already been shared with the pilgrims through SMS, website of ministry www.hajjinfo.org or ministry's help lines (042) 111 725425; (051) 9205696, (051) 9216980-82 and through Haji camps to ensure biometric verification before submitting their passports for the issuance of visa.
Mantra will also be showcasing a new range of biometric security solutions under the name "Morzel" for Industry 4.0 - the fourth Industrial Revolution.
The intending pilgrims will have to bring original bank receipt, Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC) and passport with them for biometric verification.
The country was seeking to join the list of very few African countries that have used a biometric system for census.Last month, Guinea announced a large-scale biometric identification operation that will register all government employees.
Other forms of biometric security such as Voice, Face and Behavioral based biometrics are not suited for a solution that provides biometric security in a card format.
As part of Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) efforts, the central bank has decided biometric verification of all bank accounts opened before 2016.
Emirates is gearing up to launch the world's first "biometric path," which it said will offer customers a smooth and seamless airport journey at the airline's hub at Dubai International Airport.
"While there are tremendous benefits to using biometric time clocks in the workplace, there are also serious risks.
Absence of biometric system helped 2,500 employees who did not appear in the physical audit of CDA, they said.