Thursday, October 22, 2009
Biometric Security - Retinal Scanners
The human eyeball has some unique characteristics that lends itself to biometric security applications. There are a unique set of blood vessel networks for each individual - just like our fingerprints are unique. The first retinal scanner (Wikipedia) was available in the early 1980s by a firm called EyeDentify. Government agencies were the first to employ retinal scanners but commercial firms are slowly warming to the security application. Click here to learn how to buy a retinal biometric scanner.