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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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We do not narrow our product offerings to any one vendor, but instead we offer our clients a full range of biometric security solutions from the companies that we have objectively determined through our own laboratory testing to have the best performing products in the field," said Mr.
The report, Mobile Phone Biometric Security - Analysis and Forecasts 2011 - 2015, shows that the key drivers behind this market growth and the adoption of mobile phone biometric security include:
The reference design enables manufacturers of HDDs to add biometric security that only allows those with a registered fingerprint to access data on the drives.
It allows manufacturers of portable HDDs or enclosures to easily add biometric security that limits access to data on the drives to those with a registered fingerprint.
Gabriel Technologies develops, manufactures and sells a series of technically advanced systems in the physical locking systems market for the transportation and shipping industries through the WAR-LOK brand; GPS-assisted asset tracking through Trace Technologies; and biometric security products through Digital Defense Group.
As Canadian governments and their respective agencies desire and require enhanced biometric security solutions, Unisys Canada looks forward to working with CIC to assist them in meeting global security challenges," said Bob Binns, president, Unisys Canada Inc.
a leading provider of wireless biometric security solutions, today announced the world's first mobile, handheld device that enhances security while eliminating the need for employees to use multiple access cards and passwords.
This results in a significant cost and time advantage over typical biometric security systems, and enables the device to co-exist with prox card deployments on the same physical access card reader systems.

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