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biometry

 [bi-om´ĕ-tre]
the application of statistical methods and measurement methods to biological phenomena.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

biometrics

Health informatics Electronic capture and analysis of biological characteristics–eg, fingerprints, facial structure or patterns in the eye. See Authentication.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

biometrics

The statistical study of biological data.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

biometry

or

biometrics

the analysis of biological data by means of statistical or mathematical techniques.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Lastly, the global biometric technology market is classified based on geography into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
"Cost, complexity and user on-boarding are all addressed by our BioConnect 3.0 identity management platform, which leverages Suprema's leading biometric technology."
Intel has also worked on biometric technology for wearable devices like SMS Audio's BioSport In-Ear Headphones, which can measure a person's heart rate.
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Due to its proven ability as a unique identification tool, biometric technology is being implemented in different sectors that require accurate identification for convenience and security - such as healthcare, immigration, border control, banking, and finance.
The US military regards biometric technology as a "game changer" and as an "operations weapons system" (Biometrics Identity Management Agency [BIMA] 2012).
Similar issues are also encountered in other deployment domains of biometric technology, such as forensics, law-enforcement and alike.
The purpose of When Biometrics Fail: Gender, Race, and the Technology of Identity is to demonstrate how biometric technology, through its reliance on predetermined categories of race, gender, class, sexuality, and ability, reinscribes relations of power and domination.
HID Global and OEM partner Rasilant Technologies provided a standardised central identification system that authenticates cardholders' identities using biometric technology, eliminating inaccurate accounting of attendance and reducing errors in salary calculation.
The company uses an exclusive, patented biometric technology that supports government regulations for photo identification for passport and visa applications.
"Both the public and private sector in the region are increasingly interested in incorporating biometric technology as part of their overall security environment.