iris scanning

iris scanning
noun
biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye
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the structure of the iris is very distinctive

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iris recognition or iris scanning noun
A security system which uses a digital camera to detect the unique marks on a person's iris and map these to information on a database in order to confirm the person's identity
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Main Entry:iris

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