Let’s generalize it biometricsbiometrics and we will see everything that needs to be memorized disappear: credit card codes, porteporte of building, the passwordpassword of the messaging system, the identifier of the computer networkcomputer network, passwords requested by some websites, etc. Biometrics simplifies all these procedures by requiring only one identifier: your body…
The carcar which only starts when you put your fingers on the steering wheel has been around for a while now at Daimler. The same is true for some computerscomputers or mobile phones that only recognize their owner. Thus, biometrics boasts of being able to measure and certify characteristics physiquesphysiques such as fingerprints, face,irisiristhe shape of the hand…
A slow generalization
Why then such applicationsapplications are they still uncommon? Primarily for cost reasons. Secondly for reasons that may be linked to the culture of a country; France, with its tradition of defending freedoms, is a typical example.
Finally, let’s not forget another factor: rightly or wrongly, computing is not considered an exact science and its anomaliesanomalieswhether it is bugbug two Pentium d’IntelIntel or the one that was expected at the passage of the year 2000, gave birth to a string of jokes that will remain in the annals!
In this file, we are therefore going to address digital and iris recognition, the difficulties of the generalized implementation of biometric tools and the questioning of individual freedoms.
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