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Fingerprint recognition firmware released, including an open source 'extractor' package

Nov 17, 2011, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Brown)

"DigitalPersona also announced that a FingerJetFX version of FingerJet OEM's central feature extractor function (see above) is now available as a free, open source FingerJetFX, Open Source Edition (OSE) release under the Lesser GNU Public License (LGPL). FingerJetFX OSE is similarly compliant with the MINEX Outgoing Test, and compatible with the same operating systems, including Linux, Android, Windows, and Windows CE.

According to DigitalPersona, FingerJetFX OSE can extract fingerprint minutiae from an image in 10-25 milliseconds on an Intel Core i7.

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