biometric authentication

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Noun1.biometric authentication - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristicsbiometric authentication - the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification"; "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
DNA fingerprint, genetic fingerprint - biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases
automatic face recognition, face recognition, facial recognition - biometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces; "they used face recognition to spot known terrorists"
fingerprint - a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations
finger scan, finger scanning - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's fingerprints electronically
iris scanning - biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye; "the structure of the iris is very distinctive"
signature recognition - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's signature and matching it electronically against a library of known signatures
retinal scanning - biometric identification by scanning the retina of the eye; "identification by retinal scanning is complicated by eye movements"
voiceprint - biometric identification by electronically recording and graphically representing a person's voice; "voiceprints are uniquely characteristic of individual speakers"
identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
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16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that one of its leading customers, USAA, has reached a key milestone of processing 1 million mobile biometric enrollments.
The biometric authentication and identification market in India has evolved though several stages of advancement, both in hardware and software.
of Tuckahoe, New York, has launched a line of fingerprint biometric authentication products.
Biometric authentication systems have attracted attention as a means of satisfying this demand, and more and more of these systems are being installed.
EEMA, has announced that the importance of biometric authentication technology is to be explored in detail at the European security conference, ISSE 2002.
Various government entities have begun using biometric authentication techniques.
The partnership between VxV Solutions and Ping Identity allows customers to leverage the power of the vAuth platform's strong voice biometric authentication alongside the flexible single sign-on capabilities of PingLogin," said Avery Glasser, CTO of VxV Solutions.
com/research/9dmm6l/global_biometric) has announced the addition of the "Global Biometric Authentication & Identification Market: Focus On Modality, Motility & Application - Estimation & Forecast, 2015-2020" report to their offering.
Moreover, biometric authentication technology, which is expected to come into widespread use in the future, has technical issues that must be resolved; for example, it requires comparatively expensive terminal equipment, has problems with accuracy, and possesses the possibility that users' biometric data will be abused.
SecureDoc's Unsurpassed Flexibility made it Simple for Staatsministerium B-W to Integrate Full-Disk Encryption with Existing Single Sign-On Biometric Authentication
The market for biometric authentication systems is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 14% till 2020
id-Confirm's mobile, wireless biometric authentication provides the highest possible level of security through four-factor biometric authentication technology that is 100 percent biometrically secure, cost-effective, ready to deploy and designed with the protection of individual privacy rights in mind.