Research and analysis

Biometrics: a guide

An introduction to biometrics and authentication, covering the potential, limitations, opportunities and risks of these technologies.


Biometrics: a guide

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This report has 3 aims:

  • to explain the methods and vocabulary of biometric systems
  • to examine the success of current biometric technologies in meeting the identification requirements of their users
  • to consider the drivers of future development in this area
Published 15 June 2018