Monday, December 15, 2008

Veins As a Security ID? Biometrics Gone Wild!

So now we are have the potential of using veins to determine the identification of folks for access control and other security related purposes. A Japanese firm has developed an advanced biometric system that can identify people based on the unique patterns of veins inside their fingers. Read more about this in "Why veins could replace fingerprints and retinas as most secure form of ID", Times Online, November 11, 2008. To read more on the topic of biometrics see biometric security information or news articles about biometrics.

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