Definitions for "Biometric System"
An automated system that is capable of capturing a biometric sample from an individual and extracting data to construct a reference template. The template can then be used in various matching scenarios that can be used to authenticate the identity of an individual. Functional steps in any biometric system are: Capture: Biometric data is captured, digitized and entered into a database Extraction: A biometric template is created from this measurable data unique to the individual Comparison: The biometric template is compared with a new sample. Match/Non-Match: The existing biometric template matches the new biometric sample or it does not.
an automated tool for measuring and evaluating these characteristics or traits for
a pattern recognition system that establishes the authenticity of a specific physiological or behavioral characteristic possessed by a user