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Primers and tutorials

Biometrics Overview
An overview of the following technologies: finger scanning, face geometry, hand/finger geometry, iris recognition, signature verification, voice verification and keystroke dynamics.
Biometric Group.

The Face Recognition Page
Features comprehensive links to research, commercial products and freeware, tutorials and Internet resources.
Peter Kruizinga.

Biometrics - links
Links to companies, laboratories and university departments, organizations, software, publications and more.
The Open Directory Project.

Biometrics comes to life
Fingers, hands, eyes, face, voice, all are in use and could relegate PIN-based security to history.
ABA Banking Online.

Human Identification in Information Systems: Management Challenges and Public Policy Issues
Xamax Consultancy.

Review and evaluation of Biometric Techniques for Identification and Authentication - Final Report
European Commission.

International Biometric Industry Association
Trade association designed to advance and advocate the collective international interests of the biometric industry. The site features an overview of the technology, news, industry analysis, bulletins and a newsletter.

International Biometric Group
Offers industry news, market reports and analyses, biometrics consulting and benchmarking, and vendors list.

The Biometric Consortium
It serves as the U.S. Government focal point for research, development, test, evaluation, and application of biometric-based personal identification/verification technology. The site features examples, standards, research and government issues.

Selected vendors

I/O Software
Software applications for enhanced authentication methods such as smart cards, tokens, fingerprint scanners and other biometric devices.

Developer of proprietary biometric voice verification technology.

Provides digital vocal analysis and diagnosis in real time.

Voice identification
Voice Security Systems.

Biometric Identification
Fingerprint verification devices.

Fingerprint Identification - Implementation and specs

Manufacturer of unique FingerLoc fingerprint sensors featuring TruePrint Technology.

Offers FaceIt face recognition software.

Authentication technology for biometrics,smart cards and tokens.

Cyber-SIGN uses the behavioral biometrics of a hand written signature to confirm the identity of a computer user.

Digital Persona
Fingerprint security system for Windows '95, '98, 2000, or NT Platform.

Develops fraud-resistant applications based on biometric finger imaging technology.

ID Technologies Corporation
Offers self-authenticating panels/substrates which register and re-authenticate authorized users without the assistance of external devices of any sort.


Biometric API
BAPI defines a standard software protocol and application programming interface (API) for communication between software applications and biometric devices.
I/O Software.

Bio API Consortium
The home page of the organization working with industry biometric solution developers, software developers, and system integrators to leverage existing standards to facilitate their easy adoption and implementation.

An Open Interstate Matching Specification
The Managing Double Dipping (MaDD) specification is a tag-based file format for storing and interchanging data and images and is compliant with the ANSI/NIST standard for fingerprint exchange.


Biometric Digest
Features links to biometric ID vendors, biometrics news and digests.

Biometrics in Human Services User Group Newsletter
A non-profit, public interest, educational newsletter offering biometric news, ideas and innovations, distributing findings, identifying best practices and discussing standards.
Connecticut’s Biometric Project.

Forums and newsgroups

Biometrics Discussion Group


Congressional hearing on "Biometrics and the Future of Money"
U.S. Congress.

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