When were biometric devices invented?

Answer Though identifying people by biometrics, such as a finger or hand print, is thousands of years old, the devices that automatically identify people by biometrics were only first invented in the earl... Read More »

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Who invented biometric devices?

Biometrics are automated types of methods used to recognize a person based on a behavioral or physiological characteristic. The first biometric device can be credited to a European explorer named ... Read More »

Who Makes Biometric Devices?

According to ThomasNet, at least 22 companies manufacture biometric devices. Included in this list is Hirsch Electronics in Santa Ana, California; Marshall Best Security Corporation in Fishers, Ind... Read More »

Should Schools Use Biometric Devices?

Biometrics can be defined as an emerging security "technique for checking and verifying identities that employs digitally created 'maps' of an individual's physical characteristics (eg. thumb print... Read More »

When were BlackBerry devices invented?

Research in Motion (RIM) sold the first "true BlackBerrys device" in 1999, writes Alastair Sweeny in his book "BlackBerry Planet." These first BlackBerrys added email, calendars and contact lists t... Read More »