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An emerging biometric API industry standard

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1 Author(s)
Tilton, C.J. ; SafLink Corp., USA

In an emerging industry, standards are key to the industry's growth and a technology's acceptance. Biometrics is a relatively young industry with immense potential and is thus a key target for standardization. Its roots lie in law enforcement and other government applications, in which custom integration was the norm, so its not surprising that the standards to adapt biometrics to off-the-shelf applications are still evolving. Tracing the lineage of the current effort toward a biometric application programming interface standard provides insight into its architecture, components, functions, and data

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Computer  (Volume:33 ,  Issue: 2 )