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Biometric Technology Use Cases

By Russell Thomas, Enterprise Security Mag | Friday, February 26, 2021

The army has multiple kinds of biometric data from their applicants and members on file. They not only have fingerprints and facial IDs, but they use eye scans routinely to show that an individual is who they appear to be.

FREMONT, CA: In several different parts of the world today, biometric data is being processed and used. Biometrics refers to any details regarding a biological being, such as a human. They prefer to use information that cannot be replicated easily or concealed about an individual. In many fields, distinctive traits such as fingerprints, blood color, facial recognition, and others are seen daily. Here are some areas where you might see the use of this type of technology.

Law Enforcement and Public Security

When it comes to biometric data, law enforcement has one of the essential tools. They will use fingerprints, DNA, and facial recognition to determine who one is and their presence in the systems as a criminal. A simple type of biometrics, including the face and personal details, is the driver's license.

Military

The army has multiple kinds of biometric data from their applicants and members on file. They not only have fingerprints and facial IDs, but they use eye scans routinely to show that an individual is who they appear to be. This can be used to unlock or merely allow access to a particular computer terminal from a facility.

Border, Travel, and Migration Control

One often thinks about traveling and border control as an ID and a good, clear record. However, the truth is that other data is also used to monitor who comes to the country. For example, governments worldwide are currently briefly testing if individuals have the signs of illness before giving them access to their land.

Healthcare

Healthcare involves many aspects of biometric data in its systems. For use in the healthcare sector, anything from facial recognition to the past and current health can be stored. The next region from which knowledge can be obtained for the healthcare sector is the evidence on the possible conditions present in the DNA.

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