finger scanning


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Noun1.finger scanning - biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's fingerprints electronically
biometric authentication, biometric identification, identity verification - 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"
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NEC's finger scanning and facial recognition technology have been implemented in over 70 countries around the globe to support customers that include law enforcement agencies and large enterprises.
10 ( ANI ): Samsung has reportedly announced its plans to roll out Galaxy S5 smartphone that would include 'iris scanning technology' in a possible competition to Apple's finger scanning tech in its latest iPhone 5S.
He said finger scanning risked ruining the university's reputation overseas.
Conyers School in Yarm is one of several Teesside secondary schools already using a biometric finger scanning system.
The large finger scanning area can capture two flat fingerprints and rolled fingerprint which are now essential for law enforcement, border control and National ID applications.
By investing in the technology of finger scanning, the Indiana Blood Center went above and beyond what any other center has done in this important area.
For example, finger scanning technology can send information regarding an employee's attendance straight to payroll.
LAST week we asked: Should finger scanning be introduced in bars?
A groundbreaking finger scanning identification system developed by a Birmingham enterprise is poised for launch after it was awarded pounds 20,000 to develop its user interface.
Piggly Wiggly is working with San Francisco-based Pay By Touch, which will provide the finger scanning payment systems in all checkout lanes.
The School District of Philadelphia began using finger scanning last year instead of time clocks to track the work hours of some of its employees (Borja 2002).