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Biometrics is the use of computer technology to understand, manage and/or track an animal's biological information. It typically includes quantitative measures such as vital signs, age, height and weight as well as qualitative measures such as income, lifestyle habits, etc.
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'''Biometrics''' (sometimes used synonymously with the term ''Bioinformatics'') is the use of computer technology to understand, manage and/or track an animal's biological information. It typically includes quantitative measures such as vital signs, age, height and weight as well as qualitative measures such as income, lifestyle habits, etc.
  
  
  
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== Tools ==
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* BioID for Face.com Developers: https://www.bioid.com/solutions/solutions-by-application/bioid-for-facedotcom.html
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* '''LastMile - Biometric attendance & work progress tracking: http://www.lastmile.mobi''' (provider of eye/iris-scanning, finger-print scanning & digital signatures; Rekha's uncle's company)
  
  
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* (Human) Biometrics PHP class: http://www.phpclasses.org/browse/package/4183.html
 
* (Human) Biometrics PHP class: http://www.phpclasses.org/browse/package/4183.html
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* DAVID Bioinformatics Resources -- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH: http://david.abcc.ncifcrf.gov/content.jsp?file=DAVID_API.html
  
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== Tutorial ==
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* Motorola ATRIX - Writing Fingerprint-Enabled (Java) Apps: http://developer.motorola.com/docstools/library/writing-fingerprint-enabled-apps/
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* Sequencing your DNA with a USB dongle and open source code: https://stackoverflow.blog/2021/02/03/sequencing-your-dna-with-a-usb-dongle-and-open-source-code/
  
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
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* [[wikipedia: Biometric passport]]
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* [[wikipedia: Optogenetics]]
 
* FBI aims for world's largest biometrics database: http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSN2129895820071222
 
* FBI aims for world's largest biometrics database: http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSN2129895820071222
 
* Iranian held after entry without biometric identification: http://www.japantoday.com/category/crime/view/iranian-held-after-entry-without-biometric-identification
 
* Iranian held after entry without biometric identification: http://www.japantoday.com/category/crime/view/iranian-held-after-entry-without-biometric-identification
* [[wikipedia: Biometric passport]]
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* Biometric ATM gives cash via 'finger vein' scan: http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/07/05/first.biometric.atm.europe/index.html?hpt=C2&fbid=U0xAFOXJkjv
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* Computers get under our skin: http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/333186/title/Computers_get_under_our_skin_
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* Cashless Society - India Implements First Country-wide Biometric ID Program for all of its 1.2 Billion Residents: http://www.activistpost.com/2012/01/cashless-society-india-implements-first.html
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* Edible Microchips, Biometric Identity Systems And Mind Reading Computers: http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/edible-microchips-biometric-identity-systems-and-mind-reading-computers
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* Bank to install palm-reading ATMs: http://www.japantoday.com/category/technology/view/regional-bank-to-install-palm-reading-atms
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* Hidden Government Scanners Will Instantly Know Everything About You From 164 Feet Away: http://gizmodo.com/5923980/the-secret-government-laser-that-instantly-knows-everything-about-you<ref>Government Will Soon Be Able to Know What You’re Thinking: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/07/government-will-soon-be-able-to-know-your-adrenaline-level-what-you-ate-your-breakfast-and-what-youre-thinking-from-164-feet-away.html</ref>
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* Digital pills make their way to market -- Digestible microchips embedded in drugs: http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/07/digital-pills-make-their-way-to-market.html
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* Fujitsu expands lineup of contactless palm vein authentication devices: http://www.japantoday.com/category/technology/view/fujitsu-expands-lineup-of-contactless-palm-vein-authentication-devices
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* Are biometric ID tools evil?: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9230357/Are_biometric_ID_tools_evil_
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* Microsoft and Apple are killing the password - (will consumers give) Thumbs up to that!?: http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-and-apple-are-killing-the-password-thumbs-up-to-that/
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* Mastercard is Trialing a Thumbprint Credit Card for Added Security: http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/thumbprint-credit-card
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* In Tech Push, Walmart Partners With Eko And PayPal, Tests Biometrics: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/326427/in-tech-push-walmart-partners-with-eko-and-paypal.html
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* Why You’re Probably Getting a Microchip Implant Someday: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/09/how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-microchip/570946/
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* Google Takes Battle Over Biometrics To Appeals Court: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/332648/google-takes-battle-over-biometrics-to-appeals-cou.html
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* Google Sued For Allegedly Collecting Students' Biometric Data: https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/349491/google-sued-for-allegedly-collecting-students-bio.html
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* Amazon will pay you (a shocking/paltry) "$10 in store credit" for your palm print biometrics: https://techcrunch.com/2021/08/02/amazon-credit-palm-biometrics/
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* The microchip implants that let you pay with your hand: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-61008730
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*  Biometric Authentication - super basic best practices: https://dzone.com/articles/biometric-authentication-best-practices
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* Biometric Security Isn’t As Strong as You Think, Here’s Why: https://www.howtogeek.com/805458/biometric-security-isnt-as-strong-as-you-think-heres-why/
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== References ==
  
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
  
[[RFID]] | [[Surveillance]]
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[[RFID]] | [[Identification]] | [[Surveillance]] | [[Bionics]] | [[Wearables]] | [[IoT]] | [[LBS]]

Latest revision as of 20:04, 26 June 2022

Biometrics (sometimes used synonymously with the term Bioinformatics) is the use of computer technology to understand, manage and/or track an animal's biological information. It typically includes quantitative measures such as vital signs, age, height and weight as well as qualitative measures such as income, lifestyle habits, etc.




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References

  1. Government Will Soon Be Able to Know What You’re Thinking: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/07/government-will-soon-be-able-to-know-your-adrenaline-level-what-you-ate-your-breakfast-and-what-youre-thinking-from-164-feet-away.html

See Also

RFID | Identification | Surveillance | Bionics | Wearables | IoT | LBS