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Unobtrusive Behavioral and Activity-Related Multimodal Biometrics: The ACTIBIO Authentication Concept

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Executive Summary

Unobtrusive Authentication using ACTIvity-Related and Soft BIOmetrics (ACTIBIO) is an EU Specific Targeted REsearch Project (STREP) where new types of biometrics are combined with state-of-the-art unobtrusive technologies in order to enhance security in a wide spectrum of applications. The project aims to develop a modular, robust, multimodal biometrics security authentication and monitoring system, which uses a biodynamic physiological profile, unique for each individual, and advancements of the state of the art in unobtrusive behavioral and other biometrics, such as face, gait recognition, and seat-based anthropometrics. Several shortcomings of existing biometric recognition systems are addressed within this project, which have helped in improving existing sensors, in developing new algorithms and in designing applications, towards creating new, unobtrusive, biometric authentication procedures in security-sensitive and Ambient Intelligence environments.

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