Navigation Links
DigitalPersona Open Sources New FingerJetFX Biometrics Technology for Mobile Devices, PCs and Servers
Date:11/15/2011

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and PARIS Nov. 15, 2011  /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced at the CARTES & IDentification 2011 conference in Paris, France, that the company has open sourced its new MINEX-certified FingerJetFX™ fingerprint feature extraction technology. FingerJetFX, Open Source Edition (OSE), is free, portable software that device manufacturers and application developers can use to convert bulky fingerprint images into small, mathematical representations called fingerprint "templates" for efficient storage or comparison. Full source code is available from digitalpersona.com/fingerjetfx and is designed for use across a wide range of platforms and operating systems. The software has been released under the Lesser GNU Public License (LGPL), giving developers the flexibility to adapt the extractor to their particular platforms and applications. DigitalPersona® is also offering a separate commercially-licensed version that adds fast fingerprint matching for both identification and verification while still running in a small amount of memory.

International standards for fingerprint data formats enable applications to exchange biometric data across a wide range of devices, databases and applications – but only if the underlying fingerprint data is consistently and accurately obtained. FingerJetFX fills this gap. It can be embedded into chips, fingerprint sensors and mobile devices, or run on PCs and large database servers, providing uniform biometric data that can be used with any standards-based fingerprint matching engine. With FingerJetFX, solution providers, from mobile device manufacturers to national ID program integrators, can more reliably mix and match fingerprint-enabled hardware and backend biometric software from multiple vendors.

FingerJetFX is both fast and compact, requiring approximately 128KB of code space and 128KB of data space. Based on DigitalPersona technology that has been used on millions of devices, FingerJetFX can run on 32-bit and 64-bit CPUs as well as 32-bit microcontrollers, and does not require any special hardware such as DSPs or floating point. FingerJetFX is written in self-contained C++ and is designed to run on Linux, Android, Windows, Windows CE, real-time operating systems and even embedded systems without an OS. FingerJetFX is device-independent and can be used with simple 8 bits-per-pixel grayscale image data from any brand of fingerprint sensor or fingerprint image database. It meets and exceeds the PIV requirements for fingerprint template interoperability and is compliant with NIST's MINEX Ongoing Test (see www.nist.gov/itl/iad/ig/ominex_test-results.cfm, SDK 3F).

"Quality and consistency of biometric data are becoming critical for new generations of fingerprint-enabled systems, from the smallest embedded devices to the largest database servers" said Jim Fulton, vice president of DigitalPersona. "With FingerJetFX, DigitalPersona is giving integrators and solution providers around the world a way to close a potential gap in their biometric systems before it creates problems that could undermine their success. By offering both open source and commercially-licensed options, we're giving businesses, governments and other organizations the flexibility they need to address this growing issue."

About DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona, Inc. is a global provider of strong authentication and endpoint protection solutions that close the gap between people and security for enterprises, government agencies and commercial embedded-solution developers. The company's fingerprint biometrics technology helps organizations prevent fraud and increase accountability; it is incorporated into multiple national voting systems, almost all brands of biometrically-enabled point-of-sale (POS) stations, as well as many commercial applications in the retail, healthcare, and financial industries. DigitalPersona's data and access protection software is shipped by computer manufacturers on millions of notebooks and desktop computers per year; its cloud- and Active Directory-managed solutions for full disk encryption, multi-factor/strong authentication and single sign-on (SSO) password management simplify compliance and cut IT costs. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at: +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.

© 2011 DigitalPersona, Inc. All rights reserved. DigitalPersona®, U.are.U® and FingerJetFX™ are registered trademarks or trademarks of DigitalPersona, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


'/>"/>
SOURCE DigitalPersona, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. DigitalPersona Places Identity Protection at Peoples Fingertips
2. One of the Largest Wendys(R) Franchisees, Tar Heel Capital, Reduces Fraud and Slashes Costs with DigitalPersona
3. NCR Embeds DigitalPersona U.are.U(R) 4500HD Fingerprint Sensor in New NCR RealPOS(TM) 70XRT Point-of-Sale Workstations
4. City of Winter Park Looks to DigitalPersona Software for Stronger Security and CJIS Compliance
5. Panasonic Offers U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Sensor From DigitalPersona on Stingray JS-950 Point-of-Sale Workstations
6. DigitalPersona Announces Windows 7 Support for Its Enterprise, Developer and Consumer Products
7. WAND Point-of-Sale Solutions Integrate U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Biometrics From DigitalPersona for Quick-Service Restaurants
8. DigitalPersona to Speak at Dallas SecureWorld Expo
9. Retail Anywhere Adds U.are.U Biometrics From DigitalPersona to Flagship Point of Sale Solution
10. WAND Point-of-Sale Solutions Integrate U.are.U(R) Fingerprint Biometrics From DigitalPersona for Quick-Service Restaurants
11. Picis ED PulseCheck Increases Security and Privacy Protection in Nearly 150 Hospitals Through the Use of DigitalPersona Biometrics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/3/2016)... LONDON , June 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... Transport Management) von Nepal ... ,Angebot und Lieferung hochsicherer geprägter Kennzeichen, einschließlich ... weltweit führend in der Produktion und Implementierung ... an der Ausschreibung im Januar teilgenommen, aber ...
(Date:6/2/2016)... June 2, 2016   The Weather Company , an ... Ads, an industry-first capability in which consumers will be able ... to ask questions via voice or text and receive relevant ... Marketers have long sought an advertising solution ... can be personal, relevant and valuable; and can scale across ...
(Date:6/1/2016)... 1, 2016 Favorable Government Initiatives ... and Criminal Identification to Boost Global Biometrics System Market ... TechSci Research report, " Global Biometrics Market By ... and Opportunities, 2011 - 2021", the global biometrics market ... on account of growing security concerns across various end ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... clinical trials of its complement C3 inhibitor, APL-2. ... multiple ascending dose studies designed to assess the ... subcutaneous injection in healthy adult volunteers. ... as a single dose (ranging from 45 to ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... YORK , June 23, 2016 ... trading session at 4,833.32, down 0.22%; the Dow Jones Industrial ... S&P 500 closed at 2,085.45, down 0.17%. Stock-Callers.com has initiated ... INFI ), Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ), ... Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BIND ). Learn more about ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Velocity Products, a division ... tuned and optimized exclusively for Okuma CNC machining centers at The International Manufacturing ... collaboration among several companies with expertise in toolholding, cutting tools, machining dynamics and ...
(Date:6/22/2016)... 2016 Cell Applications, Inc. and StemoniX ... produce up to one billion human induced pluripotent ... week. These high-quality, consistent stem cells enable researchers ... spend more time doing meaningful, relevant research. This ... manufacturing process that produces affordable, reliable HiPSC for ...
Breaking Biology Technology: