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Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation (FpVTE)


The Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation (FpVTE) is an independently administered technology evaluation of fingerprint matching, identification, and verification systems.

FpVTE was designed to assess the capability of fingerprint systems to meet requirements for both large-scale and small-scale real world applications. 


FpVTE 2012

An evaluation of large 1-to-many fingerprint identification algorithms using enrollment sample sizes in the multi-millions.

FpVTE 2003

 FpVTE 2003 consists of multiple tests performed with combinations of fingers (e.g., single fingers, two index fingers, four to ten fingers) and different types and qualities of operational fingerprints (e.g., flat livescan images from visa applicants, multi-finger slap livescan images from present-day booking or background check systems, or rolled and flat inked fingerprints from legacy criminal databases).

Created June 4, 2012, Updated November 23, 2020