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Digital Identity / Open Phones

Guests: Jim Wayman Director, National Biometric Test Center San Jose State University San Jose, California John Daugman Professor, The Computer Laboratory University of Cambridge Cambridge, United Kingdom This week, New York State announced plans to require Medicaid applicants to submit electronic fingerprints to verify their identity. Pilot projects are underway to substitute iris scans for PIN numbers at automated teller machines. In this hour, we'll talk about biometric identification--using physical characteristics such as a voice sample or handprint to identify a person. Plus, your comments in an open phones segment.

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