Integrated Biometrics Watson Mini Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

Small, light, and fast dual fingerprint scanner enables fingerprint capture in standalone applications in combination with smart phones and tablets.

IB Watson Mini

$355.00 $349.00

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  • Item Model: IBHWM2FR-01. FBI (PIV-071006) Appendix F and FBI Mobile ID (FAP 45) certified dual fingerprint scanner.
  • Captures high quality images using Integrated Biometrics’ patented LES technology instead of a traditional glass prism.
  • Encrypts communications between the scanner and external devices or applications to protect biometric data at the point of acquisition.
  • Secure Web Fingerprint Transmission Plus Enrollment (SWFT+) compatible.

Supported Software

A scalable, reliable and high performing biometric identification solution for seamless integration.

Fingerprint SDK

Zero learning curve for developers. No biometric programming experience required. Get access to sample codes in multiple languages including C/C++, C#.NET, Java etc.


Computer Logon

Logon to Windows, Domain, Websites and Applications using fingerprints & create a ”password free” environment. Enterprise Password Management with Seamless Interface to Active Directory.


Watson Mini Description

If you want a fingerprint scanner which is FBI Appendix F certified along with being light and small, then Watson Mini should be a natural choice for you. Its designers have put special emphasis on usability resulting in an easy-to-use interface. In addition, it does away with the requirement of repeated cleaning between finger rolls by doing away with a traditional glass prism. It instead uses IB’s patented LES technology to have the unique distinction of being world’s first optical scanner. This technology enables the Watson Mini to achieve the dual benefits of being fast and at the same time producing high quality images. In addition, it satisfies all the common requirements of ten print enrollment applications. Watson Mini is bundled with a SDK which supports integration of all its features in applications which require certified images of good quality to be captured.

Watson Mini Features

Watson Mini comes equipped with an SDK which enables its certified quality images to be used in applications or solutions which have specific business needs for such high quality fingerprint scans.


Provides accurate high-resolution fingerprint scans in virtually any environment: indirect or direct sunlight, a factory, etc. LES fingerprint sensor is not easily confused by foreign matter.


Able to withstand the toughest operating environments with minimal maintenance.


Typical power consumption 1.2w.

Watson Mini Benefits

  • Enables fingerprint capture in standalone applications and in combination with commercial smart phones and tablets
  • Light weight (85 grams)
  • Dual flat print and single finger roll scan
  • Ideal for use with mobile computers or hand-held devices
  • Ergonomically easy to use
  • Latent prints are not recognized
  • Excellent with dry and dirty fingers
  • Durable and shock resistant
  • Does not generate light when used in darkness
  • Operates in direct sunlight
  • Always on automatic self calibration
  • No membranes

Watson Mini Specifications

Resolution 500 PPI
Sensing Area 1.6” x 1.5”
Image Size 800 x 750 pixels
Interface USB 2.0
USB Certification Spec USB-IF USB.ORG
USB Level 4.40V – 5.25V
DC Current <40mA idle, <300mA VBUS = +5.0VDC full scanning
FCC/CE Conformance FCC Part 15 (per ANSI C62.4:2003) Class A, CSA ICES-003 Class A
CE Emissions: EN 55022:2006 Class A
CE Immunity EN 55024:1998/A1:2001/A2:2003, IEC 61000-4-2
FIPS Certification GSA FIPS 201 Certified
Speed 10 FPS for Galaxy Nexus 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 or equivalent
17 FPS for Intel 2.8GHz Processor or equivalent processor
Product Options Embedded Watson Mini (wings, pigtail, no feet)
Standalone Watson Mini (feet, USB cable 1.5 m, no wings)

Product Weight Watson-Mini (no feet, no wings, pigtail): 85g
Watson-Mini (no feet, no wings, USB cable 1.5m): 144g
Grayscale 256 Grayscale Dynamic Range
Air Discharge / Contact Discharge In compliance with IEC 61000-4-2
Operating Temperature -20°C ~ +60°C
Humidity 30~85% RH < 40°C (Non-condensing)
RoHS Compliant RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC
IP65 Yes
IP67 Available upon request
API Interface Capture Two Finger Direct and Single Finger Roll Image. Multi-device / Multi-thread support
OS Support Windows7, Windows8, Linux, Android 4.0
Surface Durability MIL-C-675c 4.5010, MIL-STD-810F
Surface Resistance Ammonia, IPA, Methanol, Soaps/detergents, Salt Water
Vibration Test per MIL-STD-810F (Method 514.5), Category 24, Fig. 514.5C-17

Watson Mini Applications

  • Embedded module for mobile applications
  •  Standalone fingerprint scanner
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