Technology Trend: Biometric Authentication

By | June 28, 2014
This entry is part 26 of 30 in the series Trends

The most notable example of biometric authentication is the fingerprint scanner on the iPhone.  I love it and use it at least 20 times a day!

I was fascinated by the finger vein scanner at the IBM lab in Singapore.  You do not need to make contact with the device, which appeals to my germ phobia.  Unfortunately, I have never used one of these in production.

I learned about an iris recognition app for smartphones at Spain’s Bank Inter in the introduction to the Digital Bank interview with Pol Navarro of Banco Sabadell).

 

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