Financial firms will be reluctant to adopt biometric security systems unless the industry sets clear standards, witnesses told a House Banking subcommittee Wednesday.

In biometrics, a person is automatically recognized by physical traits such as fingerprints, voice, retina, iris, signature, hand geometry, or wrist veins.

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