Date Added: Apr 2012
Biometric technologies are becoming the foundation of an extensive array of highly secure identification and personal verification solutions. As the level of security breaches and transaction fraud increases, the need for highly secure identification and personal verification technologies is becoming apparent. A biometric system provides automatic identification of an individual based on a unique feature or characteristic possessed by the individual. Usually the user authentication is done using portable devices which are the personal tokens carried by the user. These personal tokens have to maintain high performance rates in authentication process.