Definitions[edit | edit source]

Biometrics[edit | edit source]

Overt refers to a

[b]iometric sample collection where end users know they are being collected and at what location. An example of an overt environment is the US-VISIT program where non-U.S. citizens entering the United States submit their fingerprint data.[1]

General[edit | edit source]

Overt means open to view.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics, Biometrics Glossary, at 21 (Sept. 14, 2006) (full-text).
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