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bi·o·met·rics

 (bī′ō-mĕt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The statistical study of biological phenomena.
2. The measurement of physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, DNA, or retinal patterns, for use in verifying the identity of individuals.

bi′o·met′ric, bi′o·met′ri·cal adj.
bi′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

bi•o•sta•tis•tics

(ˌbaɪ oʊ stəˈtɪs tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the application of statistics to biological and medical data.
[1945–50]
bi`o•stat`is•ti′cian (-ˌstæt əˈstɪʃ ən) n.

biometrics, biometry

1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Biology
1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Life
1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Mathematics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biometrics - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysisbiometrics - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
bioscience, life science - any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
Translations
biometriebiometrika

biometrics

[ˌbaɪəˈmetrɪks] NSING biometry [baɪˈɒmətrɪ] Nbiometría f

biometrics

, biometry
nBiometrie f

biometrics

n. biométrica, rama de la biología que estudia los fenómenos biológicos y sus observaciones por medio de análisis de estadística;
biometric identifieridentificador biométrico.
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Biometric technology is one of the key enablers to delivering more automation as well as smoothly linking each step in the journey.
Enterprises operating in myriad industrial domains have increased their reliance on the biometric technology wherein implementation of multi-modal biometric systems is gaining rapid momentum.
Biometric technology is slowly replacing traditional passwords and token-based electronic access, signature-based branch service access and PIN based access in mobile banking and at ATMs.
The Bank of Thailand has said that it is planning allow banks to adopt biometric technology to verify identity when opening deposit accounts by the third quarter this year, according to an online report.
Biometric technology captures the intricate and unique measurements of one's finger, palm, face or iris.
With the latest biometric technology, flyers can just check in for their flight, enter the airline's lounge and board the plane simply by "strolling through" the airport, enabling travellers to save time from check-in to boarding.
Global digital security firm Gemalto, and biometric technology company Zwipe, have partnered with areeba, a financial and payment technology company in the Middle East and Africa, with the support of Unilux Cards, to pilot Visa's first battery-less dual interface biometric payment card in the Middle East.
Summary: Airlines and airports are already investing in various forms of biometric technology and these will be more commonplace worldwide as 63% of airports and 43% of airlines plan to invest in biometric ID management solutions in the next three years, according to a recent report by SITA.
Biometric technology is emerging as the top solution for airlines and airports to automate identity checks amid rising passenger numbers, according to a new report by top communications and IT solution provider SITA.
The project is a partnership with Gemalto, the world's largest card manufacturer, and the biometric technology firm Zwipe.
"For the payments industry, now is the time to integrate biometric technology into banking apps and customer payments experiences, particularly given more than three quarters of consumers cited they would likely switch away from companies that do not," said Neil Fernandes, head of risk for the Middle East and North Africa at Visa.
That improvement has been vital to the widespread adoption of biometric technology. The industry has been able to align convenience and security so they aren't in opposition anymore.