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BIOAPIBiometrics Application Programming Interface
BioAPIBiometric Application Program Interface (biometrics)
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With the BioAPI Standard, "you can have a single template out there and be able to use that on multiple manufacturers' readers," says Bulkley.
Now, with CBEFF and BioAPI, developers have all the tools needed to ensure interoperability in any environment.
5) The BioAPI Consortium was formed in 1998 by Compaq Computer, IBM, Identicator Technology, Microsoft, Miros, and Novell (representing the Speaker Verification API standard workgroup) for the purpose of developing a specification of a standardized API compatible with a wide range of biometrics application programs and biometrics technologies.
Meetings co-located with the conference included the kick-off meeting of a new NIST initiative (NIST's Biometrics Interoperability, Performance, and Assurance Working Group, which will operate under the umbrella of the Biometric Consortium), a BioAPI Consortium meeting, and meetings of the International Biometric Industry Association.
The BioAPI Specification defines an open system standard application program interface (API) that allows software applications to communicate with a broad range of biometric technologies in a common way.
The BioAPI Steering Committee is very pleased to be working with Gens Software on this effort," said Cathy Tilton of SAFLINK Corporation, who chairs the BioAPI Consortium.
IR Recognition Systems, the biometric component of Ingersoll-Rand's (IR) Security & Safety Group's Electronic Access Control Division (EACD), today announced that its HandKey II access control readers and HandPunch time and attendance terminals support BioAPI, the widely available and accepted Application Program Interface (API) that serves as a "plug-and-play" standard for biometric technologies.
RSI is the first hand geometry vendor to offer BioAPI support.
the world leader in authentication technologies based on iris recognition, today announced availability of the BioAPI BSP v1.
It offers features such as Fast Login, enabling users to bypass the user name and domain dialog box, flexible enrollment options to support rapid deployment, support for BioAPI, the latest multi-biometric interoperability standard, and event auditing integrated into the Event Viewer in Microsoft Management Console (MMC) for administrative simplicity.
The BioAPI Consortium today announced the release of the beta version of the BioAPI Linux(TM)/Unix(TM) (Solaris(TM)) version.