Iris Scans: Security Technology In ActionIris-based security scans are the stuff of sci-fi movies, but NIST research shows how the technology can now be used in the real world to reliably identify individuals.
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A traveler uses a check-in system, developed for NEXUS, a joint American-Canadian program designed to expedite border passage by frequent travelers. The traveler begins by entering traveler information on a kiosk before using an iris scanner located to the right of the kiosk.
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