the challenge

the challenge

Biometrics: Facing the challenge - Futuris

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How reliable is biometric security? Computers recognize us by our faces, voices and fingerprints, but can we trick them by pretending to be someone else? Facial recognition is sometimes used instead of passwords for secure computer access. But if an intruder uses a mask, some biometric systems can be tricked into letting him in. For more stories about successful research and innovation projects funded by the EU go to: http://ec.europa.eu/research/infocentre/success_stories_en.cfm