Border agencies prep for multi-modal biometrics

Thursday, 28 June 2007, 12:00 AM EST

The UK, Europe and the US are planning to belt and brace their border databases by using multiple forms of biometrics to identify people.

While a set of fingerprints might be considered enough to tell one person from another, the trio expect to be eventually back this up with iris scans and mug shots.

At The Register.

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