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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.
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However, the one thing that all critics and reviewers dislike is the Screen Unlock feature on the phone because it is said to be slower than the traditional fingerprint scanners on previous OnePlus phones.
The company said that the FS50 is a portable Fingerprint Scanner with 1.6 x 1.5 inch (40.64 x 38.10 mm) scanning area.
The desktop fingerprint scanner passed Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Lab's compatibility testing to earn the logos and listing on Microsoft's Windows Catalog and Microsoft Windows Server Catalog web sites.
Fingerprint scanner PC Cards cost between $150 and $200, and are available from vendors such as identix (www.identix.com), ethentica (www.ethenica.com), and Kingston Technology (www.kingston.com).
It intends to put the selfie camera under the display, just like it did with the fingerprint scanner. As of today, the selfie camera is the only visible element on the front face of any regular smartphone without a pop-up camera.
"The new Suprema FAP30 certifiable fingerprint scanner has been designed to provide the best reliable fingerprint authentication performance across dynamic environments, such as outdoor and mobile situations.
The screen, which also features a 120Hz refresh rate like the Razer Phone, wraps around the camera module on top and around the fingerprint scanner at the bottom.
BIO-key's patent leverages the continuous stream of partial fingerprint, facial or other biometric captures that occur as a user interacts with a device that incorporates an in-screen fingerprint scanner or facial recognition camera.
Roberto Wolfer, CEO of JENETRIC, emphasizes: "JENETRIC pursues a clear goal: the highest image quality combined with the simplest operation of fingerprint scanners. After our fingerprint scanner was the first device based on the innovative optical TFT technology to be certified by the FBI in 2015, we are pleased the BSI has further confirmed the high image quality of the new technology."
The update makes use of the fingerprint scanner found on Galaxy S6, S7 and S8 devices to authenticate the user as long as the device is linked to the PC.