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How far are we prepared to go?

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  • 1. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 81% WE PREPARED TO GO? BIOMETRICS: HOW FAR ARE A EUROPEAN CONSUMER SURVEY BIOMETRICS: AUTHENTICATING PEOPLE BY THEIR PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS INCLUDING FINGERPRINTS, FACE, IRIS AND VEINS Growing use of highly innovative technology across Europe Biometric technologyis increasingly used to support a diverse range of tasks, but many citizens are still wary of adopting this technology in their everyday lives due to concerns around privacy, says Ole Marius Steinkjer, from Sterias Biometrics Centre of Excellence. HOW CAN BIOMETRICS HELP US? About this research: Steria surveyed 3,650 citizens from the UK, France, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The research was conducted by Toluna on behalf of Steria in June 2013. Find more information on Follow us @Steria BY IDENTIFYING CRIMINALS BY AUTHENTICATING PEOPLE ... TO PROTECT YOUR IDENTITY Supported by the majority of citizens The most important reason for using biometric ID cards or passports: of respondents across Europe support the use of biometrics in identity cards or passports BY SECURING YOUR ASSETS BY ENTERING SECURE AREAS 1. 2. 3. 89% 77%80% BRITISH GERMANS FRENCH ARE THE MOST IN FAVOUR 69% of European citizens are in favour of the use of biometrics to replace PIN numbers for bank cards BUT ONLY 45% of FRENCH citizens are in favour of this application BRITISH 52% 44% 43% FRENCH SWEDISH NORWEGIANS 41% GERMANS are also in favour of using biometrics to enter secure areas 69% 1. 2. 3. 77% 69%75% DANES BRITISH FRENCH 1. 2. 3. 81% 73% 68% DANES 1. 2. 4. 5. 44% BRITISH 3. 1. 2. 3. only 4% 1. 2. 3. 54% 12% of citizens are in favour of the use of biometrics to identify criminals SECURITY AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT REDUCING CRIME SIMPLIFYING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES