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By David Wichner, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
May 15--BIOMETRICS REVENUES TO HIT $4 BILLION: Biometrics, the technology of identification based on physical characteristics such as fingerprints, is expected to boom as a result of increased concerns over homeland security and identity fraud, the Tucson-based journal OpticsReport said in its April issue.
The report cites projections by the International Biometric Group that current global biometrics revenues of $601 million will reach $4 billion by 2007.
Fingerprint scanning devices that control access to computer terminals have been around for years and now …