Opportunities for Biometric Technologies in Smart Environments

  • Olaf Henniger
  • Naser Damer
  • Andreas Braun
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10217)


Smart environments describe spaces that are equipped with sensors, computing facilities and output systems that aim at providing their inhabitants with targeted services and supporting them in their tasks. Increasingly these are faced with challenges in differentiating multiple users and secure authentication. This paper outlines how biometric technologies can be applied in smart environments to overcome these challenges. We give an introduction to these domains and show various applications that can benefit from the combination of biometrics and smart environments.


Smart environment Biometrics Multi-biometrics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGDDarmstadtGermany

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