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The Hollywood Version of Iris Recognition Technology is a Myth

By Mohammed Murad Thanks to Hollywood, iris recognition technology has gotten the reputation of being a highly futuristic invasive technology. Movies like “Blade Runner” (1982) and “Minority Report” (2002) depict the technology as physically and mentally intrusive. The truth is much more mundane and wouldn’t provide anywhere near the sizzle most sci fi aficionados expect.

May 26th, 2020|Blog|
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4 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the Adoption of Biometrics

By Mohammed Murad It’s an understatement to say the COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything about our lives. So, there’s no surprise it’s changing the course for the adoption of biometrics. Here are some changes we see emerging: Identity will become more important Identity has been gaining in importance for the last decade, but COVID-19

May 21st, 2020|Blog|
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Government Iris Databases Continue to Grow

By Mohammed Murad Government officials often ask if there are sufficient numbers of people registered in iris biometric databases. It’s a good question as larger databases enable officials to identify and verify more people. Admittedly, iris-based system enrollments lag behind those of fingerprint databases. For decades, fingerprints have been the biometric technology most often used

May 18th, 2020|Blog|

La tecnología de reconocimiento a traves de iris

May 13th, 2020|En Espanol|
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How the “Big Three” Biometrics Compare

By Mohammed Murad In biometrics there is what we call the “big three.” That refers to the three most deployed biometric technologies – iris facial and fingerprint recognition. They are similar in that they are all based on unique measurements of the body, yet they are also very different. The table below looks at those

May 12th, 2020|Blog|
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Bank use of Iris ID technology on ATMs wins award

By Mohammed Murad A leading financial institution in the Middle East and North Africa, Qatar National Bank, recently received an award from Asian Banker magazine for deploying the “Best Biometrics Initiative, Application or Program in Qatar.” The bank’s Biometric Eyes (IRIS) Scan ATM program, using technology from Iris ID, is the first of its type

May 7th, 2020|Blog|
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What’s the difference between identification and verification?

By Mohammed Murad People interested in biometrics frequently ask what the difference is between the terms identification and verification. While the two words may seem interchangeable, they mean very different things to a biometrics-based recognition system. Here’s how it works with our iris-based solutions. The goal of the identification process is to locate an unknown

May 5th, 2020|Blog|
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Biometrics and healthcare access control (part 3 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Healthcare professionals need to protect the hundreds to thousands of people visiting or staying in their facilities daily. There are also employees, vendors, equipment, pharmaceuticals and other assets to protect. That requires limiting who can enter certain areas. Biometrics have been proven as an effective means of access control. A biometric reader

April 28th, 2020|Blog|

Biometrics and Iris Recognition in Access Control

This is the first webinar in a series by Iris ID. This presentation focuses on the use of biometrics and specifically iris recognition in access control. Mohammed Murad, vice president for the company is the presenter. He discuss the benefits of biometric and how iris recognition is considered on of the most accurate biometric technologies

April 27th, 2020|Webinars|
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Iris recognition and retinal scans are not the same

By Mohammed Murad There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding biometric technology. One of the most basic is the confusion about iris recognition and retinal scans. A surprising number of people use these terms interchangeably. While both involve parts of the eye, they are very different. Not the same part of the eye The iris

April 21st, 2020|Blog|