How Secured Are Biometric Templates

Introduction Biometric authentication systems offer a natural and reliable solution to the challenging problem of accurate user verification in a variety of identity management applications ranging from international border crossings to securing of information in databases. But this widespread deployment … Read More

8 Most Common Fingerprint Patterns

Most of us might have wondered how criminal investigation agencies identify murderers with the help of their fingerprints and what the process entails. To put it simply, they look at the patterns of fingerprints. These patterns are little ridges on … Read More

Questions to ask your software vendor when selecting a fingerprint SDK

What is a fingerprint SDK? Hardware vendors usually provide free APIs along with their fingerprint readers. These low level APIs/SDKs enable developers to integrate fingerprint recognition technology into different types of applications. The most common way in which these APIs … Read More

Fingerprint Scanner – Crossmatch Verifier 300 LC 2.0

Crossmatch Verifier 300 LC 2.0 is a single fingerprint scanner from Crossmatch technologies, one of the global leaders in fingerprinting technology. Verifier 300 has been implemented in more than 5000 consumer applications and a wide variety of projects across the … Read More

Common Developer Issues Not Addressed By Standard Fingerprint SDKs and How Touch N Go Addresses Them

Fingerprint SDK is a software toolkit that enables developers to integrate fingerprint recognition technology into different types of applications. Most software development kits interface with an application by utilizing a DLL or ActiveX/COM (Component Object Model). Developers can reference these … Read More

Touch N Go (Fingerprint API) Architecture Overview

Touch N Go fingerprint API is exposed through a SOAP and REST API. This allows developers of different programming languages to use the software development kit (SDK) in a standard way and avoids the need to recompile code when Bayometric … Read More

6 Ways to Improve Fingerprint Enrollment Process

Fingerprint Enrollment is the most critical process in any fingerprint software All future matching will happen against enrolled fingerprints. Hence it is very important that the enrollment template is of high quality. Many biometric projects fail because users are not being … Read More

Fingerprint Verification vs. Fingerprint Identification

What is fingerprint Verification Software? Fingerprint Verification, also known as 1:1 (one-to-one ) fingerprint matching or Fingerprint Authentication, is the process of confirming that a user is who they claim to be. In fingerprint Verification a user usually provides some … Read More

Fingerprint Scanner – Lumidigm Venus V300 (V30x Module)

I saw the Lumidigm Venus fingerprint scanner for the first time at a trade show many many years ago. When I approached the Lumidigm booth, I saw Sujan Parthasaradhi & Matthew Ennis were demo-ing this sensor.  I also saw some … Read More

6 Ways to Select the Best Fingerprint Scanner / Reader

The job of a fingerprint scanner is very simple; capture a good quality fingerprint image and pass it on to the software. If the image is not that great then the software using this image will not be able to … Read More