Distortion to fool ID thieves

Tuesday, 13 September 2005, 1:44 PM EST

A trick reminiscent of a fun-house mirror may improve the security and privacy of access control technology that examines fingerprints, facial features and other personal characteristics.

In biometric systems, a computer generally reduces an image to a template of "minutia points" or notable features such as a loop in a fingerprint or the position of an eye.

At Australian IT.

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