Fingerprints and other physical characteristics make useful elements to create and improve biometric security systems. As time goes by the increasing number of platforms designed for biometric security move from companies and public administrations to households and to home IT, mobile phones etc. Some of the household solutions we can find on the market are:
In the report from ValidSoft and Opus Research “Voice Biometrics Authentication Best Practices: Overcoming Obstacles to Adoption”, the authors tell us that the technology will be applied to the authentication of payments if given guidelines are followed». This type of biometrics is used increasingly mainly because of smartphones’ use for banking and other finance services.
IBM, like every year, gives a future forecast for technology and its applications. Its 5in5 press release unveils what will happen over the next years with advances in technology. The technology showed by IBM will definitely be with us in 1or 2 years and might be widely used, they therefore do not show or speculate
People’s characteristics or traits such as the iris, fingerprints or voice, make biometrics the future of identification as they are unique for each individual and make this the most secure form of identification. Thanks to biometrics we can now fight against the gradually increasing sophistication of cybercriminals, who are able to get hold of all