From Fierce Homeland Security:

Biometric identifiers will become more ubiquitous for commercial and government purposes in the coming years, federal officials told a government technology conference Oct. 28. “We can now essentially capture our fingerprint with a standard commercial device, there’s nothing special about that endpoint. It really drives that price point down,” said Jeff Johnson, chief technology officer of the FBI. He spoke on a panel at the annual ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference.