Workshop A: Biometrics 101: Understanding Biometric Technology and Implementation – COLOR ID

8:30 am to 11:30am

Continental breakfast will be provided at 8:00 a.m. for the morning workshop attendees.
This workshop will prepare you for the rest of the conference by providing fundamentals of biometrics, biometric modalities, devices and scanners, concepts and terminology. It will demystify enrolment, authentication, verification, and identification. Additionally, you will be presented with a comparison of capabilities, advantages, disadvantages, and vulnerabilities of various biometric systems. We will review fundamental enabling technologies, standards, biometrics system architecture, testing/evaluating performance, acceptability, and privacy considerations; including:

  • Current state of the art and new developments
  • Major biometric technologies
  • Multimodal biometrics – including the fusion of: Fingerprint, Iris Recognition, Face Recognition
  • Major horizontal biometric applications
  • Large-scale integration and project methodology
  • Case studies of major deployments
  • Testing and certification of systems
  • Biometrics spoofing
  • Biometric standards
  • Privacy and biometrics

David Stallsmith, Director of Product Management, COLORID