Applications

Biometric technology can be used for a great number of applications. Chances are, if security is involved, biometrics can help make operations, transactions and everyday life both safer and more convenient. Here you will find a list of the many areas of deployment for biometrics and the companies that provide applicable identity solutions.

Biometric Security

Biometric Security As connectivity continues to spread across the globe, it is clear that old security methods are simply not strong enough to protect what’s most important. Thankfully, biometric technology is more accessible than ever before, ready to bring enhanced security and greater convenience to whatever needs protecting, from a door, to your car to…

Border Control/Airports

Border Control and Airport Biometrics A key area of application for biometric technology is at the border. Anyone who’s traveled by air can tell you security checkpoints border crossings are some of the most frustrating places to have to move through. Thankfully, biometric technology is helping automate the process. Trusted passenger screening initiatives and automated…

Consumer/Residential Biometrics

Consumer and Residential Biometrics Recent innovations in mobility and connectivity have created a demand for biometrics in the homes and pockets of consumers. Smartphones with fingerprint sensors, apps that allow for facial and voice recognition, mobile wallets: these are the increasingly popular ways that consumers around the world are finding biometric in their lives. Now,…

Financial

Financial Biometrics It can’t be overstated how much biometrics can benefit financial transactions. With recent implementations of mobile and online payments protected by biometrics it’s clear that the security and convenience are welcomed by the consumer when it comes to buying goods and those benefits are gradually making their way into the higher risk world…

Fingerprint & Biometric Locks

Fingerprint Biometric Locks If you have something worth protecting why not give it the star treatment? Biometric physical access control solutions are stronger authentication methods than keys, key cards and PINs for a simple reason: they’re what you are, not what you have. While a key can be lost or stolen and used by an…

Healthcare Biometrics

Biometrics in Healthcare Biometrics bring security and convenience wherever they’re deployed, but in some instances they also bring increased organization. In the field of healthcare this is particularly true. Health records are some of the most valuable personal documents out there, doctors need access to them quickly, and they need to be accurate. A lapse…

Justice/Law Enforcement

Justice and Law Enforcement Biometrics Biometric technology and law enforcement have a very long history, and many very important identity management innovations have sprouted from this beneficial relationship. Today, law enforcement biometrics are truly multimodal; fingerprint, face and voice recognition all play their own unique role in enhancing public safety and tracking down wanted persons.…

Logical Access Control

Logical Access Control Biometrics Logical access control is a major area of application for biometric technology. When we say, “It’s time to kill the password,” this is the tech we’re talking about. Whether it’s securing the apps on your smartphone, gaining access to a work email or enabling an effective BYOD policy, biometric logical access…

Mobile Biometrics

Mobile Biometrics –Click here to see the mobile biometrics solutions directory– What is mobile biometric technology? Mobile biometrics solutions live at the intersection of connectivity and identity. They incorporate either one or many biometric modalities for authentication or identification purposes, and take advantage of smartphones, tablets, other types of handhelds, wearable technology, and Internet of Things…

Other

Other Biometric Applications As cyber threats continue to escalate and connectivity begins to proliferate all facets of life around the globe other biometric applications that are not listed in our showcase section rise to meet the demand. The following vendors and organizations are a perfect place to look for those in need of biometric technology outside the…

Physical Access Control

Physical Access Control Biometrics If you have something worth protecting why not give it the star treatment? Biometric physical access control solutions are stronger authentication methods than keys, key cards and PINs for a simple reason: they’re what you are, not what you have. While a key can be lost or stolen and used by…

Time and Attendance

Biometric Time and Attendance –Click here to see the biometric time and attendance solutions directory– What is biometric time and attendance? Biometric time and attendance solutions exist to keep track of who is where and when they’re there. In its most basic form, time and attendance tracking is a schedule, in which workers, volunteers, or…