National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
“Trust in biometrics technology will be earned by virtue of system performance meeting user expectations.”
— National Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management, Executive Office of the President
Biometrics are measurable anatomical, physiological, or behavioral attributes that can be used for automated recognition (a fingerprint, a photo of a face, a person’s gait — the manner in which they walk — etc.). Biometrics can also be a process of automated methods of recognizing an individual based on anatomical, physiological, or behavioral characteristics (see www.biometrics.gov ...