Next Generation Electronic Passport Scheme Using Cryptographic Authentication Protocols and Multiple Biometrics Technology

Electronic passports (e-passports) are to prevent the illegal entry of traveler into a specific country and limit the use of counterfeit documents by more accurate identification of an individual. The e-passport, as it is sometimes called, represents a bold initiative in the deployment of two new technologies: cryptography security and biometrics (face, fingerprints, palm prints and iris). A passport contains the important personal information of holder such as photo, name, date of birth and place, nationality, date of issue, date of expiry, authority and so on.

Provided by: mecs-press Topic: Security Date Added: Aug 2013 Format: PDF

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