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Design of an Embedded Fingerprint Matcher System

Electron., Electr. & Autom. Eng. Dept., Univ. Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona
DOI: 10.1109/ISCE.2006.1689467 Conference: Consumer Electronics, 2006. ISCE '06. 2006 IEEE Tenth International Symposium on
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The current technological age is demanding reliable and cost-effective personal authentication systems for a wide range of daily use applications such as access control, electronic commerce, ID verification... where security and confidentiality performance of the information is needed. Biometrics-based authentication techniques (e.g. face, iris, fingerprint recognition...) in conjunction with embedded systems technologies bring a challenging solution to this need. This paper describes the hardware-software co-design of a computational platform responsible for matching two fingerprint minutiae sets. A novel system concept is suggested by making use of reconfigurable architectures

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