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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,

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Government Iris Databases Continue to Grow
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Iris recognition and retinal scans are not the same