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Software information
Original authorDaniel Drake (dsd)
DeveloperJose Plans, Bastien Nocera
Initial release2007
Stable release0.0.6
Latest release dateMarch 20, 2008(age 9)
Preview release0.1.0-pre2
Preview release dateJune 20, 2009(age 7)
Development statusActive development
Written inC
Operating systemGNU/Linux
Available inC
TypeBiometric software
LicenseLGPL 2.1

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fprint (libfprint) is an open source project to develop a library for the consumer fingerprint reader devices.

It aims to provide a single API to Software developers for several devices.

Currently supports following hardware:

# UPEK TouchStrip and TouchChip

# DigitalPersona / Microsoft devices

# Authentec AES1610, AES2501 and AES4000

# SecuGen FDU 2000

Several more are in active development.It was included in Fedora 11 official release with a corresponding PAM module for a better out of box experience.

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