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Overview of Technologies and Fingerprint Scanner Used for Biometric Capturing
Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2020, Pages: 1-5
Received: Sep. 12, 2020; Accepted: Oct. 16, 2020; Published: Oct. 21, 2020
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Ezeonyi Nnaemeka Uchenna, Department of Computer Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
Okonkwo Obikwelu Raphael, Department of Computer Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
Alumona Theophilus Leonard, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
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Human beings recognize each other in various characteristics for ages. This research is based on general overview of biometrics system and the technology behind using fingerprint scanner used for biometric capturing. Biometrics is the automated methods of verifying the identity of a person based on physiological or behavioral characteristics. In this study, its development as well as its basic structure is discussed in details. This study also talks about fingerprint scanner and how it can be used for capturing information for easy verification and identification of humans to promote security in our society. Also, stages involved in fingerprint scanner detection are well elaborated in this research and various applications of fingerprint scanner in our society. In general, the characteristics of each person differs from one another, and that is why fingerprint scanner which is one of the medium of capturing data in biometric system makes verification and identification of individuals more reliable and accurate than the traditional methods of verifying and identifying information.
Biometric, Fingerprint, Scanner, Verification and Identification
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Ezeonyi Nnaemeka Uchenna, Okonkwo Obikwelu Raphael, Alumona Theophilus Leonard, Overview of Technologies and Fingerprint Scanner Used for Biometric Capturing, Innovation. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2020, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.innov.20200101.11
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