ONYX Fingerprints vs Facial Recognition Position Paper from Telos Corporation

Biometric attributes are increasingly favored for recording and verifying people’s identity. It’s the “what you are” factor in multi-factor authentication. There are various kinds of biometrics, however. This overview compares the two most widely used biometric attributes – fingerprints and face – for their advantages and disadvantages.

You’ll learn about:

  • The drawbacks that conventional digital fingerprinting technologies continue to present after more than 20 years in the field
  • The challenges that facial recognition technology still poses concerning accuracy, transparency, and regulatory issues
  • The capabilities that are making accurate touchless mobile fingerprinting possible for the first time