Ever wondered if an identical twin could fool a facial scan or a 3-D printed finger could help a stranger unlock your smart phone? So has Visa. Staff research scientist Sunpreet Arora in Visa’s applied research laboratory experiments with methods of biometric authentication, from the familiar like fingerprint, voice and facial recognition, to new ideas like behavioral and palm-vein recognition. The goal is to put biometrics to the test to keep online and real-world payment scenarios safe and secure.
Sunpreet, who holds a Ph.D. in computer science and has expertise in machine learning, computer vision and applied cryptography, lays out five things to know about biometrics in this video.