V-Series V371 fingerprint reader

November 2016 Access Control & Identity Management

The HID Global Lumidigm V371 reader combines the Lumidigm V-Series fingerprint sensor family and contactless OMNIKEY RF technology into a single, integrated unit for strong multifactor authentication, along with support for card-only and fingerprint-only authentication modes. The V371 is the first Lumidigm multi-factor authentication reader supporting contactless smartcards and fingerprint biometrics.

With the V371 reader, program administrators can verify users’ identities by having them present a card, fingerprint or both to the reader. Originally designed for use with the South African Smart ID, the V371 is a perfect tool for any identity verification application where individuals enroll their fingerprint information onto a contactless card. Validation is accomplished by matching the individual’s fingerprint with his or her biometric data that was written to the card during enrollment.

Typically, card-and-fingerprint readers require two hands during use – one to hold the card and the other to present a fingerprint for image capture. The Lumidigm V371 reader eliminates this inconvenience with a cradle that holds the card and also provides LED feedback during use to ensure proper card placement. Performance is further improved with Lumidigm multispectral imaging technology, which provides clear, clean fingerprint images even when skin features are absent or hard to distinguish due to age, dirt, finger pressure and/or skin or environmental conditions. The V371 streamlines cardholder access and eliminates fraud from shared or stolen ID cards while preventing the use of fake fingerprints (spoofs) with state-of-the-art liveness detection.

For more information contact HID Global, +27 (0)83 321 2922, clangley@hidglobal.com, www.hidglobal.com



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