Template aging phenomenon in iris recognition

04/06/13

Researchers in the USA have published their latest research into the controversial area of iris template aging.

Publishing their latest paper in the new IEEE online journal IEEE Access, Samuel Fenker, Estefan Ortiz and Kevin Bowyer from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Notre Dame, say that, while it is a commonly held belief that template aging does not occur for iris recognition, several research groups have recently reported experimental results showing that iris template aging does occur.

The researchers analyzed results from a three-year time-lapse data set, and discovered a 150% increase in the false non-match rate at a decision threshold representing a one in two million false match rate.

The paper summarizes several known elements of eye aging that could contribute to template aging, including age-related changes in pupil dilation - see video below.

To access the paper click here and download the Full Text of the pdf

 

 

Subscribe to our free newsletter
Follow us on Twitter
Join us on LinkedIn

Article Comments

No reviews have been submitted

Please add a comment on this article from the Add Comment below.

Please Login or Register.

Login or Register

This article appears in :-

Aging eyes can affect iris recognition accuracy say US researchers
Aging eyes can affect iris recognition accuracy say US researchers

Other Site News

Can Intel deal or biometrics save Google Glass? 02 December 2014

Interest in Google Glass has been boosted by reports that Intel will power a new version, and the filing of a patent that would add an iris, retina or eye-vein scanning capability to the device.

EyeLock and MorphoTrust partner to bring iris scanning to US public 18 November 2014

A strategic partnership between iris-based authentication firm EyeLock and identity solution provider MorphoTrust USA will see the latter’s secure identity centres now offer iris scanning technology.

EyeLock connects with Internet of Things firm 13 November 2014

Iris authentication company EyeLock has teamed up with a Taiwanese firm that develops wireless products that can be embedded into the Internet of Things.

EyeVerify unveils faster Eyeprint ID version 03 November 2014

Eye-vein authentication firm developer EyeVerify has launched a new version of its software which the firm describes as a significant breakthrough in user experience and speed.

Singapore mulls iris scanners for border checkpoints 26 September 2014

Singapore, which already uses fingerprint scanning for border entry, is considering a “small-scale” test of iris scanners.

More articles >>
Share |

Sponsored Links

Speed Identity Speed Identity is an innovative Swedish technology company supplying integrated biometric data capture solutions. The new Speed Capture G3 is the first cross-functional form factor.
id3 Technologies Id3 Technologies is a biometrics expert company providing winning awards algorithms, biometrics devices and ID systems. Established since 1990 and originally involved in electronics, id3 is a biometrics veteran developing innovative, secure and convenient solutions like match on card, multimodal enrolment, AFIS and ABIS.