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The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is embarking on a $1 billion project to build the world's largest computer database of biometrics to give the government more ways to identify people at home and...
Researchers from Clarkson University in New York have managed to fool biometric systems by making fingerprint copies using Play-Doh. Testing a range of biometric technologies the team created 60 fake fingers which were successfully authenticated...
Everything from fingerprint to facial patterns to iris scanners are becoming more and more prevelent in society all over the world. Once primarily used in large corporate and military settings, biometrics are showing up in...
AuthenTec, a maker of fingerprint-recognition sensors, announced on Monday that it had signed a deal with Microsoft to integrate software support for biometrics into the Windows operating system. AuthenTec will create a reference driver that...