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5 biometric devices for the average Joe

By: Bryan Nelson on Sept. 6, 2013, 3 p.m.

Photo: Hoyos Group

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Eye scanning is widely believed to be the second most trusted form of biometric identification next only to DNA sampling. Unlike DNA sampling, however, eye scanning is far less invasive.

EyeLock, by Hoyos Group, is a device capable of identifying you based on the unique patterns in your eye's iris (not to be confused with a retinal scan). The technology is so sensitive that it can even identify a subject that is in motion and/or at a distance.