FS50 FIPS 201/PIV Compliant Two Finger Scanner USB Fingerprint Scanner is a coming of age access control device from Futronic, a global provider of fingerprint recognition hardware and software. The USP of this fingerprint reader is that it can scan both single and dual flat fingerprints as well as single rolled fingerprints.
This FBI certified and US General Services Administration approved fingerprint scanner boasts of meeting the US Federal Information Processing Standard 201 (FIPS 201) for Personal Identification Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors. On top of that, being PIV-071006 Image Quality Specifications compliant, Futronic FS50 fingerprint scanner has become the preferred fingerprint scanner for many identification and verification applications.
Apart from its use in criminal identification, the scanner finds extensive application in many high-traffic access control systems-border control, election, identity card, driver license, e-passport etc. With a sensor resolution of 500 dpi and image size of 800×750 pixels, the fingerprint scanner ensures high quality images almost devoid of distortions. Another feature that makes the Futronic FS50 stand out from other similar biometric devices is the infra-red illumination which ensures improved images for wet, dry, blurred, or scarred fingerprint samples.
The sturdy physical features are the other high points of the Futronic FS50 fingerprint scanner. The rugged optical sensor consists of a thick 33mm crown glass prism with anti-scratch coating. The robust built of the device makes it suitable for heavy duty usage in both indoor and outdoor environments. The operating temperature lies in the range of -10 degree Celsius to +55 degree Celsius.
Futronic FS50 can be easily integrated into most professional systems as it supports all leading OS–Windows 2000/20003/XP/Vista/7 (both 32 bit and 64 bit), Linux with kernel 2.4 or after (for both x86 and ARM9) and MAC OS. Also, to ensure quick data transfer a 2M standard USB Cable comes with the scanner as part of the product package. A factory-programmed unique serial number checks unauthorized use of the device. All in all, the FS50 FIPS 201/PIV Compliant Two Finger Scanner USB Fingerprint Scanner meets all the pre-requisites of an advanced fingerprint scanner and leaves little room for complaints.