Biometrics: Bad News For Spy Movies, Good News For People
Modern biometric technologies protect privacy and can't be fooled by fakes
It's been a staple of espionage thrillers for
years: a fake fingerprint is used to fool a biometrics lock or, in more
gruesome scenarios, various body parts are removed from an unfortunate victim
for the same reason.
But vein recognition technology makes both of
those scenarios impossible -- and keeps your identity safe as well. While it
may be bad news for TV and movie writers, it's good news for the real world.
Publication date: June 2010