Overheard: Word of the Day

Mar 5 2012   8:16PM GMT

Overheard talking about iris recognition

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

quotes and quotations “Iris recognition was found to have an error rate of 1 in a million, according to a January study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.” — Julia Angwin

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is iris recognition, the identification of an individual based on the unique patterns within the ring-shaped region surrounding the pupil of the eye.

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