Towards a secure biometric identity

Thanks to various pilot projects currently under way globally, biometrics an automated process that verifies an individual's identity based on physical characteristics like facial recognition, fingerprints and iris patterns is helping immigration officials ensure secure movement of people.

The increasing threat of identity fraud necessitates the strengthening of security features in passports. The US, Europe and various other countries are moving towards a global biometrics based ID system where computer networks and databases exchange information on the movements of people. Towards a secure biometric identity

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