Biometric Characteristic

A biometric characteristic is any distinguishing characteristics of an individual that can be measured and extracted from a biometric sample for the purpose of biometricidentification. Biometric characteristics may include a fingerprint, signature, voice pattern, ear form, DNA or other distinguishing characteristic.

Recommended Reading: See Webopedia’s How Fingerprint Scanners Work and also learn How Biometrics Security Works.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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