school_lunch_biometricsThere few things more frustrating than that phone call from your credit card company’s security department letting you know your account has been compromised and they need to cancel your card. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, consider yourself lucky. In fact, it happening so much that tighter security and alternatives are being considered.  “You can potentially eliminate a lot of fraud right now through utilizing biometrics,” says the director of the Carnegie Mellon CyLab Biometrics Center Marios Savvides. The CMU Biometrics Center is currently refining applications of Biometrics for practical applications in the real world. In some places, biometrics are already at work, like the Blackhawk School District in Beaver County. More