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  • adj. Of, pertaining to or using biometrics

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to biometry; biometrical.


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  • Please advice me on how to rank no 1 for the term biometric monitors and other terms like biometric security, Biometric Devices.

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  • The law doesn't say the licenses have to contain biometric data, just that they be capable of doing so.

    Pilot's Licenses Still Short On Security Measures

  • ID cards which contain biometric recognition details and which are linked to a National Identity Register will make this much more difficult.

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  • Government agencies and private businesses are investing in biometric devices that grant or block access after scanning fingerprints, eyes, facial features or vocal patterns.

    Degree Offered in Biometric Security | Impact Lab

  • Fortier, 19, is seeking a degree in biometric security at Davenport University, one of the first such programs in the nation.

    Degree Offered in Biometric Security | Impact Lab

  • The US has begun issuing passports that contain biometric information stored on remotely readable microchips, in spite of lingering security and privacy concerns.

    - Boing Boing

  • Since 2000, West Virginia has offered a bachelor’s of science in biometric systems that focuses on the engineering and design of biometric devices.

    Degree Offered in Biometric Security | Impact Lab

  • "No single biometric is suited for all applications," said Govindaraju, who also is founder and director of UB’s Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors.

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  • Fine in principle except that as I recall biometric scans do not necessarily rely an exact match to the stored data, rather for example in the case of iris patters they are said to match if they fail a test of statistical independence on their phase structure encoded by multi-scale quadrature wavelets, which means that you wont get the same key produced each time it is tested.

    How to have a secure ID database without Big Brother?

  • The billion dollar project to add so - called biometric information to the fingerprint file is housed here, at an underground facility in West Virginia.

    CNN Transcript Feb 8, 2008


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  • "Pertaining to the accurate measurement of living beings."
    - SNPA

    March 21, 2009