TITLE

Weaving a worldwide web for personal ID

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/15/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7593, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plans of the organization Oasis in developing ways to exchange biometric personal identification via the Internet as of March 15, 2002. Computer protocol that will be used for the development; Facts on the use of biometrics in crime fighting; Information on the fingerprint identification technology of the company Fujitsu to be used for mobile devices.
ACCESSION #
6624409

 

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