BIOMETRICS. Presented By Rickie Jackson. Outline Introduction Biometrics techniques Strengths, and weaknesses FAR/FRR Major Players Summary. What Is Biometrics. Biometrics is the reading of a unique human physical attribute as data, which is then applied to actuating a system.
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Presented By Rickie Jackson
Biometrics is the reading of a unique human physical attribute as data, which is then applied to actuating a system.
User Looks Into a Viewer and Focuses on a Point; Infrared Light Scans Retina
User looks at a camera (distance from camera increasing rapidly to 2-3 feet)
User Places Finger on Scanning Device
User Places Hand on Device
User Looks at Camera
Voice Recognition & DSV
User speaks into a microphone or other device, such as a telephone handset
User signs name on a device
User types standard sample on keyboard
Keystroke RecognitionStrengths, and Weakness
Highly accurate; works with eyeglasses; more acceptable to users than retina scan
Mature technology; highly accurate; low cost; small size, becoming widely acceptable
accurate and flexible; widely acceptable to users
Widely acceptable to users; low cost; no direct contact; passive monitoring possible
Usable over existing telephone system; good for remote access and monitoring;
Widely acceptable to users
Widely acceptable to users; low cost; uses existing hardware
Inconvenient for persons with eyeglasses; dislike contact with device and light beam
New technology, cost, although this is rapidly changing
Users can create high FRR; some persons dislike contact with device
User interface is bulky; dislike contact with device
Face recognition is less accurate than other methods
Less accuracy; subject to background noise
Less accuracy; not widely used yet, but has potential with PDAs
FAR(False Acceptance rate) – refers to how often the system accepts someone it should reject
FRR(False Rejection Rate) is how often the system rejects someone it shouldn’t.
Accept wrong person
Reject the correct person
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