Applications of Biometrics
by SMEBOOK (admin) · October 29, 2020
The various applications of Biometrics include:
- Public Security: Biometrics are linked to individuals identity proofs like Aadhar card to authenticate their citizenship. Biometric authentications are also exclusively used by security authorities during immigrations at airports etc.
- In Private and Public Offices: Majority of the private and public office are now equipped with biometric devices to record employees time, attendance and also to authenticate their access in office premises.
- In Law and Enforcement: Biometrics like finger print, DNA samples, etc. have been a reliable source of identification and information for the law and enforcement teams in criminal investigations.
- Access Authentication: Biometrics are employed in places like high security buildings/ banks and other financial institutions/ hospitals restricted areas, etc. to restrict unauthorized access. There is an increasing trends of biometric equipped homes.
- Single Sign On: Most of the smartphones, wearables and other smart devices are equipped with biometric scanners for sign in and other operations.