Biometrics - how comfortable are we with it? An open discussion

Where: Foo Cafe, sign-up via

When: Wed 25 Jan 2017 at 18.30 (Malmö/Stockholm time)

At this meetup we will talk about biometrics and how convenient/comfortable are they regarding security as well as how critical should we look at them when talking about our data and digital self.


  1. Introduction

What does biometric mean? What are traditional, soft and behavioural biometrics? Which of them are most accurate? How surveillance systems use combined biometrics to create a no-doubt subject.

  1. Break

Beer & pizza

  1. New developments in biometrics

Introducing palm veins as a very accurate and reliable biometric by a speaker from the IT industry

  1. Discussion

How comfortable are we with using biometrics to safeguard information, unlock doors, access restricted areas and even make purchases?

Issues that could be discussed together are becoming a subject (guilty until proven innocent, limitations, inter-connective database and consumer behaviour (small video of a scene of the minority report).


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