In 2014 ‘Internet of Things’ advances in merging with biometric devices and services
December 26, 2013 Leave a comment
For years, the ‘Internet of Things’ has evolved as a game-changer movement. The Swedish Telecom giant Ericsson envisions 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Many sources, including a few I gathered below, predict it as a main trend for 2014: The Rise of ‘Internet of Things’, IoT.
Will ‘Internet of Things’ impact biometric-based applications? It already has: just look at the growing market for networked biometric capture devices for e.g. Physical Access Control applications; and PAC is the beginning.
For core biometric Web services, OASIS and its members have been leading the way with published standards and reference implementations. For a general IoT introduction, see TED/OASIS videos.
More than a decade ago we laid the foundation for our company, Optimum Biometric Labs, with our Web services-based operational monitoring and reporting tool, BioUptime. Today, we are moving forward our pioneering function by partnering with biometric vendors…
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