Biometric ID SDK offers improved matching algorithms for Smart Cards

Biometric ID SDK offers improved matching algorithms for Smart Cards

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Deep learning-based solutions provider Neurotechnology has announced a biometric identification software development kit (SDK) that features new face recognition and fingerprint 1-to-N matching algorithms for Smart Cards.
By Rich Pell

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The new MegaMatcher On Card SDK is an SDK for developing applications that feature biometric comparisons directly within the microcontroller of smart cards, and includes optimized versions of the top ranked fingerprint, face and iris biometric algorithms from Neurotechnology. The latest version of the SDK includes a new implementation of the face recognition algorithm with a biometric data template size lower than 256 bytes.

This small size helps to save storage space on microcontrollers and enables the transmission of the face template to smart cards in a single data unit. This results in faster authentication speed and makes it easy to add support for face biometrics as a modality in third party smart card applications that were previously developed only for fingerprints, says the company.

MegaMatcher On Card 12 introduces the 1-to-N extension of the fingerprint library for the automatic recognition of multiple fingerprints on the same smart card, making it possible to verify the card owner directly through the use of any of the fingerprint data stored in the card. This is more convenient for end users and for system integrators who don’t have to implement complex mechanisms to require a specific fingerprint for verification.

“There are already more than 130 million smart cards and secure elements worldwide that include our MegaMatcher On Card technology,” says Antonello Mincone, business development manager for Neurotechnology. “We are constantly improving our on-card technology and adding value for its different uses, as we do with all our algorithms and related products across multiple platforms,” Mincone added.

MegaMatcher On Card 12 also includes support, through code samples and tutorials, for NXP JCOP 4 smart cards with a fingerprint 1-to-1 library from Neurotechnology. MegaMatcher On Card 12 is available now.

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