Schools and universities are rapidly adopting biometrics as a more efficient, secure, and cost-effective way to do business – all while protecting the privacy of students.
Biometric access control to school buildings enhance the security of students by ensuring that only authorized personnel can enter. Biometrically-enabled school lunch programs offer a simple and efficient way to record meal purchases and keep track of payment information. Schools are even using biometrics to make sure that students only have authorization to visit certain websites during their time on school computers.
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Most common biometric modalities used in education: