iris scanning

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Noun1.iris scanning - biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye; "the structure of the iris is very distinctive"
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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Besides issuing computerised national identity cards (CNIC), the committee suggested Nadra to introduce both deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) testing as well as iris scanning.
The company's 2016 phablet may have received a lot of negative press, but the iris scanning technology was definitely a stunning feat at the time.
Gleeson said that iris scanning is more secure than basic fingerprint scanning which can be fooled with just a printer and a piece of paper.
The second-generation Spectra part will add support for three new camera modules to Snapdragon-powered devices: passive depth-sensing, active depth sensing, and iris scanning. Passive depth sensing is something we've seen on a number of phones.
Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy S8 comes with multiple unlocking options like iris scanning, face unlock and fingerprint sensor.
The bank said that the terminal would use iris scanning technology as well as a social-identification system, Aadhaar biometric ID system, to authenticate purchases.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 released iris scanning as a way to secure a smartphone user's identity.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 27, 2016-ABI Research finds iris scanning to emerge as secure ID trend for smartphones
Top-of-the-line security that combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including a new iris scanning feature
Registration allows UNHCR to record individual and family details and identification is through bio-metric iris scanning. The agency's new high commission Filippo Grandi, in Jordan on his first official visit, was shown the technology.
In addition to fingerprint scans, many manufacturers are now considering iris scanning as the new biometric unlocking method.