Today, biometric technology is secure enough to support full-scale integration and the applications of it are about to charge ahead at full speed. Their measured traits are nearly impossible to counterfeit and hardware scanners are reporting over 99% effectiveness. As impressive as that percentage is, algorithms are getting even more accurate.
We are logging into our laptops, smart phones, even smart homes using biometrics. We are traveling more safely and efficiently using this technology. We’re essentially turning into a passwordless society (which is good for all of us who just can’t remember all our various passwords and their special characters). And the opportunities go even further, expanding beyond truly “bio” applications (like BagsID). That’s what we’ll be exploring in our next and final installment of this series, Part 3 – Biometrics: Future Vision.