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OpenCV 3 Blueprints by Utkarsh Sinha, Quan Hua, Steven Puttemans, Joseph Howse

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Chapter 6. Efficient Person Identification Using Biometric Properties

The rise of digital media is greater than ever. People are placing more and more of their personal information on digital carriers like laptops, smartphones, and tablets. However, many of these systems do not provide efficient identification and authentication systems to ensure that strangers cannot access your personal data. This is where biometrics-based identification systems come into play and try to make your data more secure and less vulnerable to malicious people.

These identification systems can be used to lock down your computer, avoid people getting into a secure room, and so on, but, with technology improving each day, we are only one step away from further digitalizing ...

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