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



​Vascular Imaging (veins)

Vascular imaging or vein pattern authentication is an emerging biotmetric. Our veins provide us with a unique identifier and can be used for security purposes today. Scans of the palm or fingers are typical uses of vascular imaging. (You can get more details here.) You can also learn more on biometrics from our article, Ditch The Password: Your Fingerprint Is About To Control Your Life..

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