biometric device

biometric device

[‚bī·ō¦me·trik di¦vīs]
(computer science)
A device that identifies persons seeking access to a computing system by determining their physical characteristics through fingerprints, voice recognition, retina patterns, pictures, weight, or other means.

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KARACHI -- The District Central Police on Tuesday started checking criminal record of private security guards of different Banks Online with Sindh Police Criminal Record Identifier (CRI) software and Biometric Device.
KARACHI -- The District Central Police - Karachi on Tuesday started checking criminal record of private security guards of different Banks Online with Sindh Police Criminal Record Identifier (CRI) software and Biometric Device. The initiative was taken keeping in view recent reported incident of burglary in a bank by private security guard in Karachi, said police sources.
He further explained that the biometric device would also prevent controversy on who put what in the attendance book.
During the operation, 30 houses were combed and identity of 45 people was verified through biometric device. However, no arrest was made during the operation.
London's Metropolitan Police Service has developed a mobile biometric device that scans suspects' fingerprints and can confirm a known criminal within 60 seconds.
The law enforcement agencies also used biometric device for the identification on the residents and arrested eight suspects who failed to provide any identification document.
Official added that the operation was carried out in residential areas around Chinese Consulate, Churches and educational institutions while bus stands, hotels and hostels were also checked and adding that police used biometric device for the identification of the residents and arrested seven persons who failed to provide their identification.
Ensuring financial inclusion of all segments of the population, the newly-launched Aadhaar Pay is an alternative for a password for PIN-based transactions and works on any Android-based phone with an attached biometric device. Through the app-based facility, merchants receive cashless payments from customers who are only required to give their fingerprints to authenticate their identity.
He would tell the applicant that the biometric device could not recognise his/her thumb impression so he/she needed to re-put his/her thumb on the device.
Morpho's single fingerprint scanners have successfully passed the tests under the STQC's Biometric Device Certification Scheme, designed to facilitate availability of quality assessed biometric devices to identity verification agencies.
"When building a never before attempted large scale Nation ID program for a population of 1.2 billion, the choice of biometric device that captures best quality images is critical for long-term accuracy

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