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. These features are also what is driving Internet of Things or IoT device to help keep you safe.
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 are one of the oldest and most widely used biometric. It's been around for decades. The reason is our fingerprints do not change from birth to death. Our law enforcement have made a lot of great advances to this technology over the years. Today, many manufacturers use this technology identification in smartphones and computers and expect it to be more widely used in many new connected devices. For more information on biometrics, check out GearBrain's Ditch The Password: Your Fingerprint Is About To Control Your Life.
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