Security Biometrics Files Patent for Short Loop Identity Verification
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 6, 2001–Security Biometrics Inc. (OTCBB: SBTI) today announced that it has filed a Method Patent with the U.S. Patent Office for Short Loop Identity Verification (SLIV) which incorporates various biometric solutions, including Dynamic Signature Verification (DSV) technology.
SLIV can verify the identity of the individual by comparing his or her signature to a biometric code embedded on a readable plastic card. The user passes the card through a reader and signs his or her name on a low-cost, proprietary pad that would verify the identity of the person without the necessity of communicating with an offsite database.
Together, SLIV and DSV technology can validate a person’s identity to near absolute certainty via signature analysis, almost instantaneously. This method provides identity verification, where a high degree of security is required specifically in airports, at border crossings and for financial transactions such as credit cards, ATM and e-commerce purchases. It is not the signature itself that is examined, so forgery is impossible, but rather the way it is signed. Pen forces, speeds and directions are compared against data stored on the card to validate the signature. (This technology was featured on a CTV newscast on September 27th and may be viewed online at http://sigbio.com/video/newsstory.wmv)
About Security Biometrics
Security Biometrics Inc. (web site: www.sigbio.com), through its wholly owned subsidiary Netface LLC, develops and markets Gesture Recognition Technology (GRT) specific to the video gaming and Interactive TV markets. GRT is a dynamic system that simplifies human interaction with electronic devices and machines by allowing intuitive communication with computers and machines using hand gestures.
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