Biometrics is a set of methods related to unique identification of people based on physiological or behavioural traits

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Remote Biometric Authentication using mobile phones

As Google endeavours to do away with passwords, biometrics authentication as a method of proving identity has gained popularity. Logging into a system using a fingerprint or other biometric data would ...
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Feasibility and scalability of a large biometric system (UID Aadhaar)

Over the last five years, India has systematically advanced a biometric identification scheme, which now has an enrollment of over 800 million users. To ensure the accuracy of matching for such a ...
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Is FAR (False Accept Rate) a property of algorithm or a property of the system?

As known in biometrics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biometrics#Performance False match rate (FMR, also called FAR = False Accept Rate): the probability that the system incorrectly matches the ...
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Is the use of biometric systems in schools and other 'security-amateur' environments responsible?

I'm looking for some informed perspectives on the growing 'casual' use of finger/thumb print scanners in for instance schools, for library use, cashless cafeteria payments, registration. The security ...