Identification at a low price thanks to finger vein patterns

Developped by the start-up Global ID, Idiap and HES-SO Valais, a new biometric identification system will soon be available at a good price. This technology should be especially interesting for emerging countries.

Source: 22/03/18 Le Nouvelliste, par Julien Robyr

The proposed solutions comes in the form of a black box that scans the finger vein patterns of the person to be identified. Identification is possible within less than 2 seconds. The system is foremost intended for emerging countries, like Cameroon, where fraud linked to identity cards is frequent.

Read more about it (only in French) here : Un boîtier à bas coût pour s’identifier grâce à ses veines