What is Biometrics ?
The meaning of Biometrics comes from the Greeks. The Greek hybrid of the words is bio
meaning life and metry meaning to measure. The webster’s definition is the statistical
measurement and analysis of biological observations and phenomena. In a more simpler
terms biometrics means using the body as a password.
Now-a-days, Security is no longer a secure word, because of the recent evolutions in the IT field such as e-commerce, Internet etc., gone are the days where passwords, authentication were considered as measures for security. To help the security on the Net, there comes a new era of security namely BIOMETRICS.