Category Archive: Biometrics

Compiling NIST Biometric Image Software (NBIS) for Android

One of Dev Technology’s core competencies is in biometrics capture and data integration with external US governmental organizations, such as FBI, DoD, Department of State, and others. As such, Dev Technology is working to improve end-user experience and agility in the collection of biometric data, in harsh environmental conditions, on a wide variety of platforms …

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Biometrics & The Cloud: Testing the Waters

In the last decade, we have seen tremendous growth in the biometrics sector. The industry has shifted from catering exclusively to large corporations and government agencies to being a household commodity freeing you from the trivial yet tedious task of unlocking your smartphone with a password. At the same time, we have seen cloud-based service …

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Emerging Biometric Technology: Automated Scar, Mark, and Tattoo Identification

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, over 36% of Americans aged 18 to 29 have at least one tattoo, and recently, law enforcement agencies have increased the use of scars, marks and tattoos (SMT) for identification purposes. While several people might have the same tattoo or similar scars and marks, when layered with another …

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Emerging Biometric Technology: Revocable Biometric Features

The use of fingerprint scanning for access control is a common application of biometric technology that is becoming increasingly common due to its ease of use and security. Users can easily swipe a finger to access a smartphone or laptop instead of typing a password, and unlike passwords, biometrics cannot be written down and shared …

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Emerging Biometric Technology: Infrared Facial Matching

This is Dev Technology’s first post in a series of blog posts on emerging biometric technologies. Use this link to see all posts in the series. The ability to identify a person or distinguish between two different people based solely on the features of face is a skill people use their entire lives. While this is something …

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