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Biometric System

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An automated system capable of the following: +       Capturing a biometric sample from an end user +       Extracting biometric data from that sample +       Comparing the extracted biometric data with data contained in one or more references +       Deciding how well they match +       Indicating whether or not an identification or verification of identity has been achieved.
Source(s):
FIPS 201 [Withdrawn]