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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

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biometrics

the analysis of biological data by means of statistical or mathematical techniques.
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Manufacturing milestones for biometric smart cards achieved
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The mandatory biometric verification of pilgrims would be conducted by Etimad free of charge barring over 80 years pilgrims and pilgrims of below 6 years age.
In 2018, Nigeria announced the use of biometrics for its population census.The 2019 census, whose budget stands at Sh18.5 billion, will require 170,000 enumerators, 27,000 supervisors and 2,700 ICT supervisors.
The SmartMetric advanced biometric fingerprint scanner that sits inside the credit card uses a powerful Cortex processor, internal Nano Power Management System that allows the cards internal battery to be recharged each and every time the card is used along with 200 active and passive components that fit on a two layer paper thin circuit board.
Similarly, the SBP has advised all banks that biometric verification of the private limited companies having account turnover exceeding Rs500 million for any of the calendar year 2016, 2017 or for a period since January 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018, and all customers except public/private limited companies having account turnover exceeding Rs250 million for any of the calendar year 2016, 2017 or for a period since January 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018 should be conducted by November 30, 2018.
The latest biometric equipment has already been installed at Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport.
According to (http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=3004&ChapterID=57) BIPA , "No private entity may collect, capture, purchase, receive through trade, or otherwise obtain a person's or a customer's biometric identifier or biometric information, unless it first, informs the subject or the subject's legally authorized representative in writing that a biometric identifier or biometric information is being collected or stored" and "of the specific purpose and length of term for which a biometric identifier or biometric information is being collected, stored, and used."
Sources said that in absence of biometric system, the employees cannot be termed as ghost or absentee workers.
The intending pilgrims below 6 years of age and over 80 years of age were exempted from biometric verification.
Visa announced it has initiated pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus of a new EMV dual-interface payment card, making these the first commercial pilots to test an on-card biometric for contactless payments.
Digital security firm Gemalto has launched the world's first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments.