Posts tagged for “Biometrics”

Executive Conversations

Making the World a Safer Place

May 14th, 2019

The Easter bombings in Sri Lanka last month reminded all of us that the world can be a pretty scary place. And of course, it’s not just senseless ideological violence in Colombo, San Diego and Christchurch that are cause for worry.

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APAC Voices

Why Do Some Travellers Resist the Use of Biometrics?

June 27th, 2018

The Unisys Security Index revealed that 75% were willing to use a biometric to confirm their identity at an automated boarding gate when boarding a flight and 71% were willing to use a biometric to identify themselves as a frequent traveller of low security risk. This is good news for government agencies, airports and airlines that are expanding the use of biometrics as part of a seamless and secure travel experience. But it begs a question. Why are over 20% of travellers UNWILLING to use a biometric to identify themselves when travelling?The Unisys Security Index revealed that 75% were willing to use a biometric to confirm their identity at an automated boarding gate when boarding a flight and 71% were willing to use a biometric to identify themselves as a frequent traveller of low security risk. This is good news for government agencies, airports and airlines that are expanding the use of biometrics as part of a seamless and secure travel experience. But it begs a question. Why are over 20% of travellers UNWILLING to use a biometric to identify themselves when travelling?

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On Point

Part 4: Biometrics and Wearable Technology – the Inevitable Marriage?

December 14th, 2016

The first three installments of this series looked at the market for wearable devices and how traditional and non-traditional biometrics can be used with current and emerging wearable technology. This final installment examines the technological and sociological barriers confronting wearable biometrics and wraps-up the discussion with five predictions regarding the future of wearable biometrics.

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APAC Voices

Part 3: Biometrics and Wearable Technology – The Inevitable Marriage?

November 15th, 2016

Parts one and two of this series looked at the market for wearable devices and how biometrics can be used with today’s wearable technology. In this installment we will look at revolutionary biosensors of the not too distant future and the impact they will have on biometrics as we know it.Parts one and two of this series looked at the market for wearable devices and how biometrics can be used with today’s wearable technology. In this installment we will look at revolutionary biosensors of the not too distant future and the impact they will have on biometrics as we know it.

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APAC Voices

Part 2: Biometrics and Wearable Technology – The Inevitable Marriage?

November 3rd, 2016

In part one of this series we looked at the market outlook for wearable devices. In this installment we will explore how biometrics fits into the world of today’s wearable technology.In part one of this series we looked at the market outlook for wearable devices. In this installment we will explore how biometrics fits into the world of today’s wearable technology.

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