Definition of biometric signature in English:

biometric signature


  • The unique pattern of a bodily feature such as the retina, iris, or voice, encoded on an identity card and used for recognition and identification purposes.

    • ‘BAT uses two forms of identification and recognition - fingerprinting and face recognition - to build electronic dossiers tied to biometric signatures.’
    • ‘Any biometric signatures that are used must be controlled as specified.’
    • ‘Naturally, such a device would need to keep this information tightly encrypted and access to the data would be either by way of a single PIN / password, or even better, by using a biometric signature such as a thumbprint.’
    • ‘These projects can be applied to the detection of skin melanomas, as well as to using the eye as a biometric signature.’