Make things genius by adding the human touch

Embedding our biometric solutions in more devices than just smartphones and tablets is the next big thing. There is a huge number of possible applications, and many of our partners are already making life easier for millions of people. With your brilliant idea and our knowledge of biometric technology, we can make genius things together.

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Make things genius by adding the human touch

Embedding our biometric solutions in more devices than just smartphones and tablets is the next big thing. There is a huge number of possible applications, and many of our partners are already making life easier for millions of people. With your brilliant idea and our knowledge of biometric technology, we can make genius things together.

You are now about to make things genius

The Fingerprints Biometric Module DevKit is a complete biometric solution that will help make your innovation the next big thing. It’s a complete box with all you need to develop and prototype your product’s biometric interface. It unlocks endless possibilities for you to use our world-leading biometric technology to make any application you want genius.

Say hello to your new human interface

We have taken our world-leading sensor and bundled it with a standalone processor and a well-proven algorithm. This biometric solution can be prepared for any innovative application you could possibly imagine. You get superior image quality, extreme durability, and industry-leading performance – without any other components needed.

  • Thin and compact design for seamless integration
  • Superior image quality with ultra-low power consumption
  • Robust protective coating for scratch and ESD resistance
  • Instant wakeup functionality with FPC OneTouch™ technology
  • Industry-leading matching algorithm with 3 selectable security levels
  • Ready to use – pre-packed with firmware and enrollment software
  • Available in an IP67 water-proof version for production
  • High-volume supply chain available

Get on board and join the evolution

As the world leading biometric technology company we have, over the years, built an extensive knowledge base for ongoing research and development. When you get the Fingerprints Biometric Module DevKit you also become a member of our growing developer community and you get all the support you need. We are here to make sure your road to making things genius is as smooth and fast as possible.

  • Extra identical sensor mounted in an ergonomic housing
  • Connects to PC or external host processor
  • Powered by 5V USB (micro-USB cable included)

The result of billions of touches

Just connect the board to an USB port and start learning how biometrics can make your technology interact natively with your users. All the hardware is included and you get all the software you’ll need to join the evolution of human interfaces. And when your innovation has evolved and you have made it genius we’ll help you go into production and the all the way to market.

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Product Information

Sensor Module

  • Sensor type: Capacitive / 3D
  • Proven matching algorithm
  • Verification mode: One-to-One / One-to-Many
  • FRR: 3%
  • FAR: 1/50,000
  • Sensor pixel matrix: 192 × 192 pixels / 508 dpi
  • Template storage: 50 users
  • Template transfer: Upload / Download
  • Security configuration: Convenience / Normal / High
  • Wake-up support: FPC OneTouch® finger-detect functionality
  • Interface: SPI (20 MHz) / UART (9600–115200 baud)
  • Status indicators: 3 colors LEDs
  • Dimensions (sensor): 11.4 × 12.2 × 0.7 mm
  • Dimensions (pcb): 20 × 2.6 × 40 mm
  • Operating temperature: −20 to +60 °C
  • ESD protection: ±30 kV / IEC61000-4-2 level X / air discharge
  • Wear-and-tear: > 10 million cycles at 0.6N
  • Scratch resistance: Pencil hardness: 4H
  • Resistant to household liquids and substances
  • Supply voltage: 1.8 Volt operation (VDD 1.8 - 3.3)
  • Power consumption during image capture: < 42mA
  • Power consumption in sleep mode: 8uA

Development Board

  • Dimensions (board): 150 × 80 mm
  • Interface: SPI / UART / USB
  • Supply voltage: 5/3.3V
  • Power supply: USB / 5V
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