retinal scanning

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Noun1.retinal scanning - biometric identification by scanning the retina of the eye; "identification by retinal scanning is complicated by eye movements"
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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The main obstacle is the company that manages the procedures of retinal scanning. If 15 people applied to obtain the scans, this would require 25 days to finish the process, which is a long period that obliges tourism companies to gather the final count of pilgrims at once and submit their applications at the same time to save time.
A lot of work is left to be done before retinal scanning could be used as a risk-assessment tool.
The company surveyed a cross-section of 1,000 US-based consumers, finding that overall, 80 percent of Americans are in support of "futuristic" payments technologies and currencies, including tools like sensor fingerprinting, facial recognition, retinal scanning and voice control, as well as currencies like bitcoin.
An overwhelming majority of respondents, 80 percent, are looking forward to future payment technologies and are in favor of tools like sensor fingerprinting, facial recognition, retinal scanning and voice control.
They accomplished this by creating seven remote retinal scanning locations located throughout the UAE and today they have achieved 67 per cent compliance.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Samsung is planning to introduce retinal scanning tech for its future mobile gadgets, judging by a tweet send out by the company on Saturday.
As a result, significant motion artefacts are avoided and multiple measurements can be taken in a short time enabling the three-dimensional retinal scanning. The OCT images can be also acquired at the video-rate and the measured structures observed in real time.
Unfortunately, all OCT systems are primarily designed for retinal scanning, and the anterior part is just an 'add on', which means it is not possible to take an image of the entire anterior chamber.
Daytona is ultra-wide field retinal scanning device.
Good job they haven't installed retinal scanning. That would play havoc with the old monocle, what!
But scientists at the National Animal Disease Center in Ames, Iowa, have determined that retinal scanning technology can detect changes associated with TSE infection in live cattle.
They are sold to markets around the world - including USA, China, Japan and Korea - and uses include bar code reading, lining up of components on circuit boards or buttons on shirts, guiding patients into medical scanners, retinal scanning and measuring tyre depths on F1 cars as they race around circuits.