Patent Number: 7,613,929

Title: Method and system for biometric identification and authentication having an exception mode

Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide methods and systems for authenticating an enrolled user of a biometric authentication and/or identification system having an exception mode, in which the enrolled user submits a temporary password during authentication. The temporary password is only generated if the enrolled user's identity is verified and the person authorizing a change to the exception mode submits a valid biometric identifier.

Inventors: Cohen; Mark Sherman (Boca Raton, FL), Chirputkar; Shailesh (Green Brook, NJ), Coby; Scott Stanley Allan (Stamford, CT)

Assignee: Triad Biometrics, LLC

International Classification: G06F 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017