A smart card is a typical plastic card that contains an embedded computer chip which is either a memory or a microprocessor type. The data that the chip is responsible for storing and transmitting pertains to either value, information or a combination of both. This data is both stored and processed within the card’s chip. The card data is transmitted via a reader, which is the outward facing component of the smart card security computing system. Several systems across a wide range of commercial sectors, like banking, healthcare, finance, entertainment, and media nowadays use smart card security systems in their applications. Applications using smart cards benefit from the several security features that these chip cards provide. The efficiency of the systems is elevated to a large extent due to the smart cards.
Despite its screen-worthy characteristics, biometrics is a science based on precise mathematics. By using strict measuring procedures to make sense of a person’s identity, biometrics a trustworthy mechanism for access control systems.
In contrast to behaviometrics (measuring patterns in human’s physical activity), biometrics finds patterns in various body features. Some like to attribute voice recognition to behavioral measures, while connecting face recognition to the wider scope of general biometric measures.
Voice recognition and face recognition are now getting almost as accepted as fingerprints.
When you say that the access to your home or your company building is controlled by biometrics, it means that the readers measure face distortions, finger whorls or voice parameters to let the biometrics access control equipment know that the person requiring entrance is an individual with genuine access, and not an intruder.