Biometric Essentials

This In Focus page looks at the Essentials of Biometrics. There is a Getting Started feature, backed up by numerous contributed articles from industry experts. Plus there are links to useful resources and a host of other useful items and further reading.

Getting Started

Survey: Biometrics Overview

This Getting Started article takes a bird's eye look at the biometrics industry - from the technologies to the applications and more…

Further Reading

Intelligence and Efficiency through On-Demand Media Analysis using Face Recognition 01 August 2013

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics? 25 October 2012

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


Advances in Face Recognition Technology and its Application in Airports 23 August 2012

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically. The top performing algorithms in independent evaluations by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are now capable of providing reliable results in real-world environments, such as airports.


Challenging biometric myths 28 September 2011

Sci-fi mystery and images of Tom Cruise have led to some bloated and fantastical misconceptions about how biometrics are used. Most notably, it has placed biometrics in a league where they are reviled and misunderstood more than most other technologies on the market today.

Argus Global explore some of those myths.

 


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Contributed Articles

Intelligence and Efficiency through On-Demand Media Analysis using Face Recognition

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


Advances in Face Recognition Technology and its Application in Airports

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically. The top performing algorithms in independent evaluations by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are now capable of providing reliable results in real-world environments, such as airports.


Challenging biometric myths

Sci-fi mystery and images of Tom Cruise have led to some bloated and fantastical misconceptions about how biometrics are used. Most notably, it has placed biometrics in a league where they are reviled and misunderstood more than most other technologies on the market today.

Argus Global explore some of those myths.

 


More articles

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