Biometrics: Any Signs of Life?


By 2054, biometrics will be everywhere. At least that was the conclusion of the futurists who designed the technology on display in Minority Report, the 2002 blockbuster starring Tom Cruise. Throughout the film, the ubiquitous EYEdentiscanner identifies characters for everything from entering top-secret rooms and viewing advertisements to investigating a murder.

Whether the predictions of the film's team of futurists and production designers come true in 50 years remains to be seen. But one thing

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