'Chaos of ID prints'.THOUSANDS of people will register a false match on new ID cards, an expert warned yesterday.
Biometric data pioneer Professor John Daugman John Daugman is a physicist and computer-vision expert at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. He is best known for his pioneering work in biometric identification, in particular the development of the Gabor wavelet based iris recognition algorithm that is (as of 2006) , of Cambridge University Cambridge University, at Cambridge, England, one of the oldest English-language universities in the world. Originating in the early 12th cent. (legend places its origin even earlier than that of Oxford Univ. , said plans to use only fingerprints Impressions or reproductions of the distinctive pattern of lines and grooves on the skin of human fingertips.
Fingerprints are reproduced by pressing a person's fingertips into ink and then onto a piece of paper. on the cards were doomed to failure.
He said: "Typically, the false match rate will be about one in a 1,000." It means that when people try to prove ID, details of someone else will flash up.
The Government today publishes a report on the successful use of biometric data on visas.
More than 6,000 potential immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. cheats have been identified.