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Aware biometric software solutions are used toward several different aspects of visitor screening and border management. Aware solutions perform biometric search against watch lists upon a visitor’s visa application, and biometric verification upon their arrival at the border. It is also used to personalize and read travel documents such as e-passports.

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Civil ABIS for Citizen ID and Border Management 

2019-08-27T11:49:12-04:00By |

A civil ABIS (automated biometric identification system) stores and searches biometric data enrolled from a civilian population for applications such as citizen credentialing and border management. Its purpose is to compare one biometric sample (e.g. fingerprint, face, or iris) to those of everyone else in one or more databases in order to retrieve that record [...]

Biometric identification in border management

2019-06-27T09:16:25-04:00By |

Biometric identification is a process by which biometric data of an individual such as their fingerprint, face, or iris images is submitted for search against a potentially large biometric database in order to detect whether an identity record exists for that individual. A system used for this process is called an “automated biometric identification system” [...]

Biometrics in government: Enhanced security and convenience for citizens

2019-08-28T09:52:04-04:00By |

A brief history of biometrics Fingerprint-based identification began in law enforcement. An Argentine detective first solved a crime using a latent print (left behind by the perpetrator) in 1892. In 1901, detectives in England and Wales officially began using fingerprints in criminal identification. Their use snowballed from there. By 1946, the FBI managed a [...]

WHITE PAPER | Biometrics in government: how cross-jurisdictional search services strengthen biometric identification

2019-08-28T09:52:50-04:00By |

Governments worldwide rely on passports and the relatively limited biographic information they contain for identification of citizens in a variety of critical applications, such as immigration and border management. But they are increasingly using biometrics to augment their identity proofing efforts. Biometrics such as a fingerprint, face, and iris are more unique, consistent, and [...]

Aware Biometrics Blog makes Top 25 Biometric Blogs list

2019-03-15T12:52:20-04:00By |

Biometrics Blogs List. The Best Biometrics Blogs from thousands of Biometrics blogs on the web using search and social metrics. Subscribe to these websites because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with frequent updates and high-quality information. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking [...]

What is Biometrics as a Service? Benefits and Use Cases

2019-03-15T12:54:01-04:00By |

Infographic Biometrics-as-a-Service (BaaS) solutions from Aware are an attractive alternative to traditional biometric software models. This technology allows organizations of all types - from governments to telecommunications companies - to quickly deploy and start using biometrics technology in their day-to-day identity management operations. In other words, with BaaS, you [...]

Biometric Data Interoperability Challenges Rise with Worldwide Adoption

2019-08-28T10:01:15-04:00By |

“The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from.” -Andrew Tanenbaum. As the biometrics market continues to mature, two phenomena become increasingly apparent. First, more and more institutions choose to adopt biometrics as an enhancement to their business. Secondly, these institutions seek to make use of existing standards for data [...]

Biometrics Untethered – Capture and Search with Better Accessibility and Ergonomics

2019-08-28T10:01:27-04:00By |

Mobile technology has revolutionized many industries, and biometrics is one of them. As biometric authentication on handsets has become ubiquitous, the impact of its adoption has impacted biometrics beyond consumer applications. The mass-market scale of biometric authentication is driving useful technology improvements into biometric enrollment for search. One example is sensors. It wasn’t that long [...]

Improving Mobile Biometric Identification with Hardware Abstraction

2019-08-28T10:01:45-04:00By |

Biometrics have continued the inevitable migration from the desktop device to the mobile device. Both the mobile industry and the biometric industry have continued to strive for smaller and more capable devices. The past few years have seen the accelerated adoption of biometrics on mobile devices. Most recently, iris biometrics have been added to Samsung [...]

Improving Biometric Search Performance with Intramodal Fusion

2019-08-28T10:01:55-04:00By |

We often hear about the benefits and applications of “multimodal” biometrics; the use of different biometric modalities together (e.g. fingerprint and face) to increase the performance and enrollment flexibility of biometric search and match solutions. There are cases where going multimodal is an ideal solution, but others where it’s not an attractive option. The benefits [...]