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Finger Vein Authentication Technology

Comparative Analysis

Compared with other biometrics, Finger Vein offers significant advantages such as high accuracy rates, high resistance to criminal tampering, speed of authentication and compactness in size. The advantages of Finger Vein Biometric technology are seen from the comparisons of the types of biometric technology below:

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Biometric Information Authentication
Method
Security User
Resistance
Cost Privacy Size of
Device
finger vein Uses finger vein patterns High Low Medium Very Private Small to Medium
palm vein patterns Uses palm vein patterns High Low Medium Very Private Medium
fingerprint Uses distinguishing points of a fingerprint Medium High Low No Privacy Small
facial contours Uses facial contours, location and shape of eyes and nose Low Low Medium No Privacy Medium to Large
iris Uses the pattern of radial features of the iris High High Medium to High Medium Privacy Large

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