BSI launches biometrics Web site

BSI British Standards announced this week that has launched a new Web site,, which is dedicated to providing users with the latest information about biometrics.

According to a statement issued by the UK standards organization, visitors to the site will be able to learn about how biometric systems work, why they are used, how they are used, the latest industry standards, and privacy issues.

The new site also features a news section that will feature stories about biometrics systems and how they are being used in various industries including healthcare, banking and security.