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biometry

 [bi-om´ĕ-tre]
the application of statistical methods and measurement methods to biological phenomena.

biometrics

(bī′ō-mĕt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The statistical study of biological phenomena.
2. The measurement of physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, DNA, or retinal patterns, for use in verifying the identity of individuals.

bi′o·met′ric, bi′o·met′ri·cal adj.
bi′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

biometrics

Informatics
Electronic capture and analysis of biological characteristics—e.g., fingerprints, facial structure or iris—acting as a security alternative to passwords.

Medspeak
(1) The statistical analysis of biologic phenomena—e.g., life events, such as births and deaths.
(2) Calculation of life expectancy.

Molecular biology
The statistical study of biological events.

biometrics

Health informatics Electronic capture and analysis of biological characteristics–eg, fingerprints, facial structure or patterns in the eye. See Authentication.

biometrics

The statistical study of biological data.

biometry

or

biometrics

the analysis of biological data by means of statistical or mathematical techniques.

biometrics (bī´ōmet´riks),

n the science of the application of statistical methods to biologic facts.

biometrics, biometry

the application of statistical methods to biological data.
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Concurrently, China Biometric Identification Technology and Application Seminar will be also held, which will gather experts, scholars, corporate representatives, buyers and other participants.
It plans to develop biometric identification systems for the banking and finance, food preparation, gaming, health care, hotel, insurance, law enforcement, manufacturing, military, public safety, security, restaurant, retail, and travel industries-with each system calibrated to specific industry requirements
Biometric Identification is a leading provider of strong user authentication solutions.
A demonstration of the technology will be on display in the Biometric Identification Booth # 272 at this week's CardTech/SecurTech show in Chicago.
Being a part of powerful contract teams like the one led by Northrop Grumman is one of the many important ways for us to contribute to critical biometric identification projects at the federal and international level," said Robert V.
We're very pleased that WSE, one of the world's leading electronic security systems companies, has chosen to integrate our verification and authorization technology," said Bob Kamm, President and CEO of Biometric Identification Inc.
NEC Corporation of America delivers technology and professional services ranging from server and storage solutions, digital presentation and visual display systems to biometric identification, IP voice and data solutions, optical network and microwave radio communications.
ComnetiX offers multimode biometric identification solutions for use in areas such as applicant screening, financial services, health care, transportation, airlines and airports, casinos and gaming, and energy and utilities.
SAN DIEGO -- Datastrip announced today that its DSVII-SC mobile biometric identification terminals are now available with pre-built mobile identity verification and/or emergency mustering applications from UK-based Smart Media Innovations (SMI).

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