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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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Our face recognition technology has been through stringent performance evaluations and an extensive proof-of-concept process by the Surat Police, and has performed highly in terms of speed and accuracy.
Duchaine, who studies people on both ends of the spectrum, says that face recognition ability may vary much more than previously thought, running along a spectrum from poor or disordered to exceptional.
FaceStation will open whole new generation of face recognition, defying preconceived limitations in face authentication while delivering innovative features to meet growing expectations from markets.
It is particularly interesting that the face recognition area appears to be more strongly connected with the areas involved in voice identification, despite the fact that these areas are further away than areas which process information from voices on a more general level," says the researcher.
Compared with other biometric features, face recognition has the advantages of pro-active, non-invasiveness and user-friendliness and has gained great attention during the last decade [1].
PCA and LDA face recognition methods involves matrix calculations with very high dimension.
At the first glance it might put our clients into confusion whether to go for the technology or not but if they are trying to search something advanced, with ultimate efficiency at an affordable rate then, biometric face recognition system is what they are searching for," as explained by the business development executive of JustLook.
Ma continued, "This patent illustrates the continuing development of Titanium's technology and the company's commitment to producing the most efficient, user-friendly and accessible face recognition devices available, allowing further security of Titanium's intellectual property and competitive edge in the marketplace.
For things like driver's license photos and mug shots, taken straight on with even lighting, face recognition technology works fairly well.
Face recognition performance on still frontal images taken under controlled illumination has improved by an order of magnitude since the FRVT 2002, NIST reports, and in certain cases, the algorithms can outperform humans in face recognition.
The FSE uses the mobile phone's built-in camera for instant face recognition to restrict access to the device, the firm said.