Biometrics in the New World : The Cloud, Mobile Technology and Pervasive Identity, Hardback Book

Biometrics in the New World : The Cloud, Mobile Technology and Pervasive Identity Hardback


This book takes a fresh look at biometrics and identity management, extending the dialogue beyond technical considerations, and exploring some of the broader societal and philosophical aspects surrounding the use of biometric applications.

Features: presents a brief history of the development of biometrics, and describes some of the popularly held misconceptions surrounding the technology; investigates the challenges and possibilities of biometrics across third party infrastructures and on mobile computing devices; provides guidance on biometric systems design; explores the mechanisms necessary to enable identity intelligence, including logging mechanisms, data communications and data formats; discusses such usage issues as collaboration frameworks, and messaging and data translation; examines the impact of biometric technologies on society, covering issues of privacy and user factors; reviews the current situation in identity management, and predicts where these trends may take us in the future.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 236 pages, 11 Illustrations, color; 1 Illustrations, black and white; XXI, 236 p. 12 illus., 11 illu
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
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  • Category: Ethical & social aspects of computing
  • ISBN: 9783319041582

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