Erweis launches mobile biometric terminal with Lumidigm sensor

March 20, 2014 - 

Erweis has just launched a new biometric mobile handheld terminal, equipped with Lumidigm‘s multispectral M-series fingerprint sensor.

According to the company, the new device — called the eBiosk – H01 — captures fingerprint, photo and RF card credentials. It connects to existing systems through USB, TCP/IP or GPRS. It is also capable of running on battery power for up to eight hours. It’s data transfer logic uses XML protocols. Erweis has developing its matching algorithm in house.

“It will be a very useful scalabce, comprehensive solution that will tackle personal check problem effectively,” the company said. “This will be a very useful product to many organizations alike in ensuring fair data authentication & verification processes, thereby furthering the cause of fairness, transparency and meritocracy.”

Erweis has also recently launched a patient identification system called Biometrics For Life on the back of this recent device launch in India. According to the company, this particular system interfaces with electronic health records and HIS software. The company says its server can match nearly 100,000 fingerprints per second on a typical desktop computer.

Reported previously, Lumidigm’s multispectral fingerprint sensors are being used as a part of a VaxTrac expansion in Benin, West Africa.

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