12/16/2013 11:50:31 AM EST
Excellent article, and another great testament to the growing popularity of using biometrics for mobile security.
A quick note on your mention of retinal scanning...I think what you may have meant to say is iris scanning, not retinal scanning. Although both of these are indeed biometric modalities, iris scanning is much more practical for identifying mobile users and there are several companies close to releasing solutions that use iris scanning for personal ID on mobile devices. Although retinal scanning is used in limited capacities, iris is much more mainstream and practical and it should be noted that these are 2 completely separate biometric modalities.
United StatesJohn Trader
12/18/2013 11:50:49 AM EST
Yes, please do your homework when writing about biometrics. There are no retinal scanning technology in use. In fact the use of “scanning” is a misnomer all together. Digital images of the iris are used for identification. These are not scans but the same kind of digital images one captures with their camera. Which is why iris recognition has a great future with smart phones and other fixed and mobile devices that have embedded cameras.
United Statesmaxine most
12/18/2013 02:13:31 PM EST
My bad, folks — got caught up in Sci-Fi instead of technology. I did mean iris scanning.
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