Biometric Security: How It's Evolving In IoT

Learn how biometrics are used to secure your new connected devices

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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



Iris or Retina Scan

Eye muscles and network of blood vessels are unique to each individual, thus making this type of biometric very enticing for manufacturers looking to secure new connected devices. Eye-scan technology has improved greatly over the past few years. Today accurate eye scans can be done from up to 90 feet away. Details from the FBI. For more information on biometrics, check out GearBrain's Ditch The Password: Your Fingerprint Is About To Control Your Life.

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