Favorite Biometrics 2018

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Apr 23, 2018

Biometrics are on the rise, or at least integrator opposition to them is declining, according to new IPVM integrator statistics.

Almost half of integrators listed 'fingerprints' as their preferred biometric. Notably, while the second place answer was 'none', registering 20%, that dropped more by more than half from the 2014 biometrics results. While biometrics continue to be a hard sell for some dealers, the stats show more are opening up to them:

** *** ******** ***** ** ***** **** *** ***** ****** emerging **** **********'* ********.

Trends ***** ****

***** ****, *** ******* ******* **** ****: **** *** ****/****** increasing (****** ***** ***) *** **** ********* *************:

Fingerprints ******* **********

** * *********, *********** ***** *********** ******* *** **** ****** type ** ********* **** *** *** ****** **** *** ** price, ********** ***********, *** ******* ********** *** *************:

  • "***********. **** ******* ** ************* *** **** ** ***."
  • "** **** **** *********** ******* ** ***** *****."
  • "***********. **** ********, ***** ****** ** ********."
  • "***********. **** ************ ** ***********, ****, *** ************."
  • "*********** *** **** *** **** ******** ** *** ******* *** and ****** *** *********** **** *** ********** **."
  • "****** *********** ******. ** *** **** *** *** **** *** they *** **** ********. ****, **** **** **** ****** *****."
  • "***********. ** *** **** *** ******* *** *** ******** ** use."
  • "** *** *********** **** ***** **** ***** ***** ** ***. Mostly ******* *** **** *********, ***** **** **** ********** **** users, *** **** ****** ********** *** ** **** ****** *********** for *** ************ ** *****."
  • "** ******** ********** ** ***********. ******* **** ** *** ****** technology *** *** **** ********** **** **** **** *******. ****, this ********** ****** ****** ********. ******* ****** *****, *** **** to ***."
  • "**'** **** **** ***********, *** **** ***** **** *** *********** plays * *** ****. ** *** **** **** **** *******."
  • "***********. *****'* **** ****** ** ***** ** ********* ** ******, iris, ***., *** ******** **** ***** ************** **** * ***** form ******.."
  • "***********. ********, *** ****, **** *** ***** ** **********. ******* are ********* *** ***********."
  • "* ******'* **** ** * "********" ** **** ** **** commonly ****. * ******* *** ***********. ** ******** ****** ***** than **** ********* *** ******* ********* *** *** ******* *** anything **** **** ************."

'None' ** ****** *****

*******, ** **** ******** *******, **** *********** ***** ****** **** demand *** ******** *** **********. **** **** *** *********** **** they **** *** ** ******** **** ******* **** ********** ***:

  • "** **** ******** ** *** **** **** ** *****’* **** back."
  • "** ********* ***'* *** ***."
  • "** **** ** ******** ********* **********, **** *** *** ******** for **********, ***********, ** ********* (***** ********** ****** ***** *********)."
  • "** ***'* ****** *** ********* *******. **** *** ****** ********* and *** ******** **** *****'* **** *** ***** ********."
  • "**** *** ***** **** *** ********* *******."
  • "** **** ****** ***********/**** *** **** *** ****** **** *** cost/reader **** ** **** **** *****/****."
  • "**** ****** ********* ************ ** ******..."
  • "**** - ***** **'* **** **** *** ******** **'** **** but **'** ***** **** **** *** **** *********** & ********* issues."
  • "******** ** **** **** **** *** *******."
  • "** ***'* *** ********** ** ** **** ******* ** * favorite."
  • "****."
  • "****. ***** ********* ****."
  • "****. *********** ** *** ******** ** *** ****** ** *** reason *** ** ******."

Face *********** *******

** ****, ****** *********** ******** ** ** *** *******. ***** use ** ***** *****, ***** **%, *** **** *** ******** notably **** *% ** **** ** *% ** ****. **** jump ***** ********* ********** ** *********** *** ****** ************:

  • "** ******** **** ** ***-****** ****** ** *** **** *********** technology ** *********. ***** **** *** **** ***-****** ** *** market *****. *** ****** ****** *** * ***** **** *** is **** ***** ** *** ** ******* ** ******* * finger ***** ** * ****** *** **** **** ******** ** well."
  • "**** *********** ** ** ***** ********, ** **** ****** *** installed ***** * *** **** *** ***** *** ** ***** the ********** *** ******* ****** ** ******** (***** ** **** I've *** *** **** ******* ****)."
  • "**** ******* ** ***** ** ** **** ****** *** *****'* require *** **** ** ***** *** ******, *****-**** **********."
  • "****** ***********. * **** ************ **** **** *** **** **'* working ********* ******* ***** **. *** **** *** **** *** door - ***** **** **, *** ***'* **** ** **** walking ** ** **********, *** **** **** *** **** ** it **** **** ***** ***** "***** ***" ********** ** *** property. ****** **** ** ******* ** *** ** ** ***!"
  • "***********, ** ****** ***********. **'** *** **** ******* **** ********* and ***********."

Notable ****/****** ******* ****

** ********, ***** *** * ******* **** ** *** ******** and *** ** ****/****** ******** ***** ****. ******* ************ ********* using ** ******* *** ********** ***** ****** *** ** **** hygienic (**: ** ************ ** *****) ** ********** ******* **** even ************:

  • "****. ******: *** ***'* **** *** **** ******* ** * hundred ****-******* ****** ******** *** **** ***** ****** **** ** bacteria ******* *****. ** ***'** **** *** * ****** ******* the ***** ***** * *********** ******, ***'** **** * *****! Especially **** ******* **** ****** *********** ****** ****** **** ** "Just **** **** ****** ****** *** ***** ** ** ***** so ** **** **** ******."
  • "** **** *******. ********* ********** **** ******** *** *** ** dirty ******** ***** ***** ******** **** ****** ** ******** **** fingerprints."
  • "****** ***** ****** - ** ******* ** *** **** *** helps ******* **** **** - * **** *** **** ******** from ********* *** **** *** **** ***** ******* *****. ********* does *** **** ** "*****" *** ****** ** *** ***** eyes ***** ** ** ** ***** ****** **** ****."
  • "* ** *** ****** *** **** ** ****** ** *** for ***** ****."
  • "****-** ****, *********** ****** ********** ** ****** ***** ** ********"
  • "**** ***** ** ********** ****** ******** ***********."
  • "**** **** * **** *********** ** ****** ****, **** ***********. Seems * **** ******** *** ** ******** ******* *** *** systems (* **** **** ** ******) **** ********** ***** *** simple *** *** *** **** ** ***- **** **** ** the ****** *** *** ***'* **** **** ** *****. "
  • "****. ***********, ********* *** ***** ******** ****, ***** **** **********.""

Credential ******

**** ******** ** **************************, ********* ********** ** '********' ***** ** * **** ******** of *********** ********** ***** *** ****. *** ***** ***** ************ ****** ******* *********** ********* *** ******** ****** **** *** **** **** *****, *** the *** ****** *** ********:

********** ****** *********** ********* ************ ********** ***** **** ******* ~*%, ******* ******** *** '********* *** ***' ********* ** ***** being *********, ****, ** ****** **** *********** ***********.

Specific ****** ***** ********

******* *********** ****** ********** ****** ** *********** ****** ********* **** have **** ******* ****. *******, **** ******** ********** **** ***** reader ***** *** ****** *** *******, ****** *** ** **** of ******:

  • "*** *****'** **** ** ***, ***** **** ***** *** *********** ** *** **** *'** come ****** ** ****** **** *****. "
  • "****** **** *********** ** **'** *** ****** **** **** ************ *****."
  • "****,*********. ** ** ***********, ********, *** **** ** ******."
  • "** **** *******. ********* ********** **** ******** *** *** ** ***** ******** sites ***** ******** **** ****** ** ******** **** ************"
  • "********** **** ******** ****** ****-*. ****** ***** ********* ** ********** *****. ***** *********** ***** 5 ***** **********."
  • "*********/****** ******** **** * ***** *** ********** ****** ***** ******. ** integrates ****** **** *** ****** ******** *** ****** *** * single ***** **********. *** *********** ** ********* *** **** ****** for ********* ********."
  • "************ ****... **** ******** *** ********** ****** *** **********. ****** than ****** *********** *** **** **** ** ***** *** ****** to *** **. **** ** ** ********* ** *** **** finger ***** ** ********* *** ** *** *** *** ***** viruses *** ** ****** ******* ******. **** ******** ** ****** use **** ** **** ****."

Other ********** *** ******** ****

*** ***** ***** **** ******* ***** **** ***** ********* *****: Fingervein,********, **** *********, *** ******/**** ********, **** **** **% ** the *****. *******, ******** ********** ******** *** ****** **** ********** were ********:

  • "*'** **** ***** **** ****** *** ********. **********, *'** ***** that *** ******** ******* ** ****** (*****'* ******* ** *****) but **** *** ********** * *** **** ********* *** ********* don't **** ****."
  • "**** *** ***** ** ******* *** **** *** ******** **** - ****** ******* ** ****. **** ** **** ******/****** ** get *** ****** *************. *********, ** *** **** *** ******** wants. **'** **** *********** *** **** ***. *********** ***** ****, but ** ******* ***."
  • "** *** **** ** ******, * **** ********* *** ********, fingerprint, *** ****. * *** * *** **** **** ***** 2 **** ***. * ***'* **** *** **** ********, *** template ** *** *****, ** **** ** *** * ***** match ** * * ** **** *****. ****** ***** *** iris *** **** ****. *********** ** ****** **** ***** * specific ************ (****** ********** ******* *** *******) ****** **** ***** the ********** *** ********. **** *** **** **** *** ********** in ****** ***** ****** *** ******/******. "
  • "**** **** ***. **** ** *** **** *** **** ** 100% *** *****."
  • "**** **** * **** *********** ** ****** ****, **** ***********. Seems * **** ******** *** ** ******** ******* *** *** systems (* **** **** ** ******) **** ********** ***** *** simple *** *** *** **** ** ***- **** **** ** the ****** *** *** ***'* **** **** ** *****. *** they *** *********, * ****."
  • "**** **** **** * *** ********* ******* ** ***. *** experience ** *********** *** **********."
  • "** **** ********* ********** *** ****. *** ** *** *********** with ****** **** ***** ****. ** *** ******** ***** ** change **** *** ****** ******."
  • "**'** **** **** **** *****, ** **** * ********* ****** and *** ****** ***** **. **** **** ** ****** ** from * ********* ********* *** ****'** ** **** ****. ******** we **** **** **** *** *******."
  • "***'* ****** **** * ********. ** **** **** **** *** it *** *** * **** ********."

Comments (13)

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*********** *** **** ** *********** ** ******** ** *** ***/****** backlighting. ***** ****** *** ******* *** **** ** ********* ** read ******/******* *** ** *** ******* ******** *****.

****, *** **** ****** *** *** ** * **** *** for ****. *** *******, ****:*** ********* ********* *****?

******** *** ****** ********, ******* ******* ****** ** **** ** while *** ******** ****** *** ***** *********. :)

**** **********... * **** *** * ******* **** ************ **** recognition ********, *******.

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******

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