HID Global Corp.
Typically, card-and-fingerprint readers require two hands during use -- one to hold the card and the other to present a fingerprint for image capture. The company’s Lumidigm V371 reader eliminates this inconvenience with a cradle that holds the card and also provides LED feedback during use to ensure proper card placement. Performance is further improved with Lumidigm multispectral imaging technology, which ensures clear, clean fingerprint images even when skin features are absent or hard to distinguish due to age, dirt, finger pressure and/or skin or environmental conditions. This technology also protects against fake fingerprints by using patented liveness detection capabilities that, similar to anti-virus software, can be regularly updated in the field as new threats are identified.