What is biometrics? Think of unique markers, or "...metrics related to human characteristics," as Wikipedia says, that are used by computer systems to identify, secure and grant (or not grant) access to information and data.

Today, more manufacturers of connected devices are looking at using biometrics for security reasons. They are using these new technologies to help protect your devices from hackers. To help you learn about the leading biometrics used today, GearBrain has created a unique slideshow below. if you would like more in-depth information on biometrics, visit our article, Ditch The Password: Your Fingerprint Is About To Control Your Life

Fingerprints

Iris or Retina Scan

Facial Recognition

​Auditory Verification

​Vascular Imaging (veins)

Other New Biometrics: Behavior (Gait or Signatures)