Biometric Devices

Overview

Biometric devices capture individuals biometric data (fingerprint, iris scan, photo) and send it to a registration client or authentication client (app). The functional architecture of various entities involved is shown below.

Device types

Purpose
Type
Subtype*
Certification
Specification
Registration
Fingerprint
Slap scanner
SBI 1.0
Registration
Iris
Double eye scanner
SBI 1.0
Registration
Face
Camera
SBI 1.0
Authentication
Fingerprint
Single finger scanner
SBI 2.0
Authentication
Iris
Single eye scanner
SBI 2.0
Authentication
Face
Camera
SBI 2.0
* An adopter may choose to have different subtypes, however, the certification needs to be adhered to.

Enrolment flow

Authentication flow

SBI test kit

SBI compliance of a device may be tested using MDS testing kit.

Devices calculator

The following calculator may be used to estimate number of devices required for a rollout.

Partners

Providers of biometric devices are Partners of MOSIP and need to be onboarded to a given deployment of MOSIP. Specifically,
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