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US20080247607 Apparatus and method for biometric authentication  
A biometric authentication system includes: an image acquisition unit for acquiring an image of a living body; a light source with a predetermined wavelength band; an authentication information...
US20150104080 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR OBSCURING ENTITIES DEPICTED IN CAPTURED IMAGES  
Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an image that includes a depiction of a feature of one or more entities, attaining identification of a particular entity of the...
US20120189170 BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION DEVICE, METHOD OF CONTROLLING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION DEVICE AND NON-TRANSITORY, COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM  
A biometric authentication device includes a storage unit that stores a plurality of pieces of reference biometric data, an identification control unit that extracts reference biometric data where...
US20060204048 Systems and methods for biometric authentication  
In one embodiment, an authentication system includes: a sensor for sensing a biometric and for providing a first code in response to sensing the biometric; and a processor for evaluating the first...
US20070247279 Method of unauthorized access prevention to a restricted object and a biometric security identification system  
A method of unauthorized access prevention to a restricted object and a biometric security identification system are disclosed. The method comprises steps of sending a restricted object...
US20060045315 Method and apparatus for acquiring biological information  
In a biological information acquisition apparatus, a biological acquisition unit acquires biological information. A sensitivity control unit varies sensitivity, with time, at which said biological...
US20140244514 METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR SMARTPHONE PAYMENTS AND TRANSACTIONS  
The disclosure relates to a smartphone-based virtual wallet, that manages payment options available to a user. One claim recites portable device comprising: a touch screen display; a video camera;...
US20100316262 BIOMETRIC MATCHING SYSTEM AND BIOMETRIC MATCHING METHOD  
A biometric matching system is configured such that group information indicating a pre-defined group to which an identification terminal device belongs is stored, matching biometric information on...
US20150016691 Image Tagging User Interface  
An image having a region tagged by a first user is obtained. The tag can include a first label of a person in the region, and the label can be used by the first user to identify the person in the...
US20150036894 DEVICE TO EXTRACT BIOMETRIC FEATURE VECTOR, METHOD TO EXTRACT BIOMETRIC FEATURE VECTOR, AND COMPUTER-READABLE, NON-TRANSITORY MEDIUM  
A device to extract a biometric feature vector includes: a memory; and a circuitry, wherein the circuitry is configured: to obtain a biometric image; to generate a plurality of small region images...
US20110188711 VEIN AUTHENTICATION DEVICE  
A vein authentication device has an interface on which a part of a living body is placed. One or more light sources for emitting infrared light and an image pickup unit are provided for picking up...
US20100322485 GRAPHICAL AUTHENTICATION  
A method includes displaying a base image and a secondary image overlying the base image on a display, detecting an alignment of a first element of the base image with a second element of the...
US20090243798 BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION APPARATUS AND BIOMETRIC DATA REGISTRATION APPARATUS  
In accordance with input user ID, a personal template fetcher reads biometric feature data and biometric shape data from a template storage. A verification area finder determines a verification...
US20080317293 Finger vein authentication apparatus and information processing apparatus  
Provided is a finger vein authentication apparatus including a light source for emitting light toward a finger, an image sensor for taking an image of the transmitted light from the finger, a lens...
US20080273761 Image Recognition Device, Image Recognition Method, and Program for Causing Computer to Execute the Method  
An average face-image is created from images belonging to a face-image group and sample points are specified on the average face-image. Sample points are detected on images in the face-image group...
US20100232653 ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION FUNCTION AND DATA MANAGEMENT METHOD  
An electronic device having a biometric authentication function is provided which includes a biometric authentication sensor for detecting a feature quantity of a living body, a user...
US20140270399 USE OF UNKNOWN USER DATA FOR IDENTIFYING KNOWN USERS  
A device may receive an image of a user. The device may compare the image to an image of a known user and an image of an unknown user. The device may select, based comparing the image to the image...
US20060177113 Method and apparatus for determining a stable repeatable code from biometric information  
Disclosed is a method of deriving a biometric identification number and an extended biometric identification number. The biometric identification number is derived based on a plurality of...
US20060188132 Image sensor device, living body authentication system using the device, and image acquiring method  
The present invention provides an image sensor device for living body authentication, which achieves both of a high precision and a high authentication speed while reducing costs of the image...
US20060177107 Image input apparatus and person authentication system using an image input apparatus  
A blood vessel image input apparatus is provided which is capable of acquiring a high-precision image of blood vessels of a body part, such as a finger, even if the finger is swept at a...
US20060204047 Portable memory storage device with biometric identification security  
A portable memory storage device is disclosed where access to information on the device is granted only upon proper biometric authentication of a user. The device includes a controller, a...
US20050171741 Communication apparatus and communication method  
A communication apparatus includes a sensor input portion, a distributed sensor storage portion which stores sensor information from the sensor input portion in association with sensor type...
US20060177108 Method and apparatus for evaluating authentication algorithm using biometrics data  
A computer includes a database storing a plurality of pieces of identification information identifying individuals, and biometrics data particular to the individual corresponding to each of the...
US20060107281 Remotely controlled electronic device responsive to biometric identification of user  
A method includes providing a remote control unit to allow a user to transmit control signals to an electronic device when the user is at a distance from the electronic device. The method further...
US20150110363 DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
A document management apparatus includes a reception unit, an operation information extraction unit, a memory, an executability determination unit, and an operation execution unit. The reception...
US20110128361 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS  
In one example embodiment, an authentication apparatus determines whether to emit an imaging light to a target of authentication based on a detected position of the target of authentication. In...
US20110228989 MULTI-PARAMETER BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION  
Authenticating an identity of a user claiming to be a genuine-user includes receiving from the user biometric data pertaining to a plurality of biometric parameters. The received biometric data...
US20070092114 Method, communication system and remote server for comparing biometric data recorded with biometric sensors with reference data  
A method, a communication system and a remote server (6, 7) are disclosed for comparing biometric data recorded with different biometric sensors (1.3, 8) with reference data. In the inventive...
US20080152197 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD  
An information processing apparatus according to the invention comprises: an image input unit to which an image is input; a face detecting unit which detects a face area of a person from the image...
US20130114863 REGISTRATION PROGRAM, REGISTRATION APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF REGISTRATION  
A registration apparatus acquires image information of a living body photographed by a sensor unit and distance information acquired when photographing the living body from the sensor unit, and...
US20100316260 BIOMETRIC DATA ENCRYPTION  
A printmaking device, a method, and a system for securely handling a set of documents are provided herein. The printmaking device includes a printing module capable of printing the set of...
US20070208938 Information processing apparatus and printing apparatus  
An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit for receiving a control command including first identification information; an identification information obtaining unit for obtaining...
US20090041308 Object execution method and method with bio-characteristic recognition  
An object execution system and a method with bio-characteristic recognition are disclosed. The system includes a biometric apparatus, a storage unit and a processing unit. The biometric apparatus...
US20120123786 Method for identifying and protecting information  
A method for identifying and authenticating a user and protecting information. The identification process is enabled by using a mobile device such as a smartphone, laptop, or thin client device. A...
US20050238208 Handheld biometric computer for 2D/3D image capture  
A method and apparatus for authenticating an identification of a person includes a portable computing device having a pair of imaging devices directed to a common location so as to generate a...
US20150193665 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND BIOMETRIC INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD  
A biometric information processing apparatus includes an aligning unit that aligns a hand image in a first vein image that includes a vein pattern of one hand among a right hand and a left hand as...
US20110188709 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTING FOR POSITIONAL VARIABILITY OF BIOMETRIC FEATURES  
A method of text-based authentication that accounts for positional variability of biometric features between captured biometric data samples includes capturing biometric data for a desired...
US20120121141 PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION DEVICE AND METHOD  
A personal identification apparatus includes a finger inlet into which a finger inserted; an interface where the finger is introduced through the finger inlet; a plurality of light sources...
US20110243395 PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION DEVICE AND METHOD  
A personal identification apparatus includes a finger inlet into which a finger inserted; an interface where the finger is introduced through the finger inlet; a plurality of light sources...
US20080126809 System and method for positively establishing identity of an individual with an electronic information carrier  
A device, system and method for positively establishing an identity of an individual is provided. The device, system and method of the present disclosure provides for coupling an electronic...
US20100054547 PORTABLE DATA STORAGE MEDIUM FOR BIOMETRIC USER IDENTIFICATION  
A portable data carrier (1) comprises an executable training module (8) which provides in a memory (4, 5) of the data carrier (1) a reference model (10; M) for the biometric recognition of a user...
US20090129635 IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, MASK FABRICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
An image processing system and a mask preparation method able to prepare a mask by simple processing and a program executed in such an image processing system are provided. To extract the edges of...
US20070279697 Security element for a data carrier, data carrier comprising such a security element, semifinished product for producing a data carrier, and method for producing a data carrier  
The security element has a pattern, and in particular a Moiré pattern which contains a coded pattern or image which is made visible through a filter. The filter is arranged on a layer that is...
US20060110013 Apparatus and method for inputting characters using fingerprint identification in portable wireless terminal  
Disclosed are an apparatus and method for inputting character using fingerprint identification in a portable wireless terminal. The apparatus includes a memory for storing a first database, in...
US20060239514 Biometric information processing apparatus and biometric information processing method  
In order to acquire a suitable fingerprint image by correcting an elongated fingerprint image, a line sensor acquires fingerprint image as a plurality of line-shaped images. A computation unit...
US20080025572 Augmented Biometric Authorization System And Method  
Systems and methods of authorizing an activity, such as a financial transaction, are disclosed. Authorizing the activity may be accomplished by comparing a biometric sample to a biometric...
US20080013809 Methods and apparatuses for registration in image guided surgery  
Methods and apparatuses for reuse registration data in image guided surgery. One embodiment includes: receiving input data to register image data with a patient; generating registration data based...
US20090268951 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION USING 3D PALMPRINT IMAGING  
A biometric identification system (30) for identifying a person, the system (30) comprising: an image acquisition module (31) to capture a three-dimensional (3D) image of a palm of the person; a...
US20060018516 Monitoring activity using video information  
Apparatus and methods for monitoring activity use video information to track activity of a target at a given location. In an embodiment, the target is segmented into portions and a value of a...
US20120195475 BIOMETRIC INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, BIOMETRIC INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND BIOMETRIC INFORMATION PROCESSING COMPUTER PROGRAM  
A biometric information processing apparatus includes: a biometric information acquiring unit which acquires biometric input data representing a user's biometric input information; and a...