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Specification for Interoperability Testing of Contactless Fingerprint Acquisition Devices

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Author(s)

John M. Libert, Shahram Orandi, Bruce Bandini, Kenneth Ko, Craig I. Watson, Christopher Stafford, Matthew E. Staymates, John Grantham

Abstract

This guidance specifies a protocol and associated metrics for the evaluation of contactless fingerprint acquisition device, and their interoperability with legacy devices. This protocol enables contactless fingerprint developers seeking certification of their devices to perform an integral role in the collection of measurements by which their device will be evaluated by the certifying authority or other stakeholders. The NIST Fingerprint Registration and Comparison Tool (NFRaCT) enables interested parties seeking testing for certification to collect fingerprint images and performance measurements using the NFRaCT and provide those measurements to the certifying authority for analysis and evaluation without requiring the exchange of any underlying fingerprint images. The protocol provides flexibility in that device performance can be evaluated and validated using live fingerprint impressions or three-dimensional (3D) fingerprint target artifacts.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-336
Report Number
500-336

Keywords

Contactless fingerprint, image comparison, interoperability, registration, NFRaCT.

Citation

Libert, J. , Orandi, S. , Bandini, B. , Ko, K. , Watson, C. , Stafford, C. , Staymates, M. and Grantham, J. (2022), Specification for Interoperability Testing of Contactless Fingerprint Acquisition Devices, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.500-336, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=934740 (Accessed August 13, 2022)
Created June 8, 2022