Fake Fingerprint Detection
What is a Fake Fingerprint?
It is an artificial fingerprint made from silicone, rubber, paper, gel, or film which is used to defeat common biometric readers.
Typical Fake Fingerprints
Alternative Fingerprint, Terminal Manufacturers Weakness
Most biometric sensors can be defeated using a variety of commonly known methods. This renders most biometric technology useless as the level of security does not protect businesses from the financial loss through fraudulent clocking, nor does it provide the level of security required by government, airport, military and commercial organizations.
VIRDI’s Patented Live & Fake Finger Detection Technology
VIRDI’s patented optical fingerprint sensor incorporates both LIVE and FAKE finger detection using a combination of the technologies below.