A nonprofit healthcare system from New Jersey (Atlantic Health System) recently deployed a new biometric palm vein scanning solution called Patient Secure’s to speed up patient intake and improve record accuracy. The Atlantic Healthcare System is one of the largest in the state, with five hospitals and rehabilitation, home care, and hospice services. They chose Patient Secure’s palm
Innovative technologies are currently addressing banking and financial security concerns. Biometrics is among the foremost technologies to speed up the way to data security. It is now seen as a secure method for providing authentication in order to prevent fraud in online banking. It has been estimated that the use of biometrics in financial and
Yahoo has announced a new biometric authentication solution based on the recognition of distinct parts of the body, with no hardware needed for enrolment except a capacitive touchscreen. During the 2015 Computer-Human Interaction Conference (CHI) in Seoul, Yahoo researchers demonstrated the solution called Bodyprint. Bodyprint can scan users’ ears, knuckles, palms and fingers when they
A biometric registry improves efficiency and transparency in public administration. Procedures are faster and more secure, allowing governments to provide better services to its citizens. Share this content 🙂
The use of biometrics in your smartphone or portable device will soon enough be ubiquitous and cherished. Not only because different sensors will help you access your data easily and securely but also because mobile and service providers are already working together to offer convenient banking, health monitoring, shopping, employment services and e-government solutions at
The World Bank has invested US$300 million for the implementation of a biometrics-backed welfare program in Bangladesh, aimed to improve child nutrition. Biometrics will be used to authenticate around 600,000 vulnerable mothers who have been identified as needing special government payments. Bangladesh is among the world’s top 10 countries with the highest prevalence of malnutrition.