Biometric Technologies Provide the Digital Fingerprint of the 21st Century
Broadly speaking, ‘biometrics’ refers to the measurable biological characteristics used to differentiate humans. The term conjures notions of James Bond-inspired kit, but is actually deeply rooted in the very organic methods humans use to identify and orientate the dynamic world in which they live. There are many different and unique characteristics which are measurable and which can be used to uniquely identify an individual.
Facial features, for example, are a...
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