A contactless biometric system using multiple hand features

Goh, Michael Kah Ong and Tee, Connie and Teoh, Andrew Beng Jin (2012) A contactless biometric system using multiple hand features. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 23 (7). pp. 1068-1084. ISSN 10473203

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Abstract

With the advent of modern computing technology, there is increased reliance on biometrics to provide stronger personal authentication. Among the variety of biometric solutions in the market, hand-based system is the oldest, and perhaps the most successful form of biometric technology. This paper describes a contactless hand-based biometric system by using visible and infrared imagery. An acquisition device is developed to capture both color and infrared hand images. We modify an ordinary web camera to capture the hand vein that normally requires specialized infrared sensor. The design is simple and low-cost. No additional installation of special apparatus is required. The device can capture the epidermal and subcutaneous features from the hand simultaneously. In specific, five features namely hand geometry, palm print, palmar knuckle print, palm vein, and finger vein are acquired from the hand for recognition. Rigorous experiments had been performed to testify the robustness of the system.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2014 04:30
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2014 04:30
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/4727

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