Best Biometric Gun Safe: Security at Your Fingertips

The fingerprint, a biometric identifier unique to all humans, is used for access control for biometric gun safes. Biometric security is the wave of the future for gun safes offering individualized security while allowing quick access to your firearms when you need it most. Biometric technology adds an additional level of security for your weapon systems by effectively prevent ...Read the full article

iPhone 5s: How Fingerprint Scanners Work

Fingerprint scanners-- they're perhaps the most significant security feature to ever be put on a cell phone. How do they work and are they really as safe as they sound? Anthony has the answers. Read More: How Fingerprint Scanners Work "Computerized fingerprint scanners have been a mainstay of spy thrillers for decades, but up until recently, they were pretty exotic technology in the real world." Your fingerprint at the scene of a crime doesn't prove anything "We've all seen police dramas where triumphant suspects are appalled to learn that their fingerprint is on, say, the underside of the door handle of the victim's car. But what qualifies as a 'matching' print? And is the system always perfect, or does it make mistakes? Take a look at how incriminating your fingertips actually are." The Boring and Exciting World of Biometrics "Biometric identification has a faint whiff of the future about it, though what that future looks like depends entirely on your perspective." How Fingerprinting Works "Fingerprinting is one form of biometrics, a science that uses people's physical characteristics to identify them. Fingerprints are ideal for this purpose because they're inexpensive to collect and analyze, and they never change, even as people age." Why do we have fingerprints? "Fingerprints follow us our entire lives. Each little smudge singles us out as distinct individuals among billions of other human beings -- or at least that's what we've always been told." Twins and Fingerprints "Why do identical twins have different fingerprints? Why do we have fingerprints to begin with?" Watch More: Passwords Suck: Biometric Security Fail: Don't Open This Text: ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube Subscribe now! DNews on Twitter Anthony Carboni on Twitter Laci Green on Twitter Trace Dominguez on Twitter DNews on Facebook DNews on Google+ Discovery News