Biometrics in e-Governance and Academia using Hand-held Fingerprint Terminals

A Tirupathi Rao N Pattabhi Ramaiah Ahmed Babu IAS C. Krishna Mohan
Abstract—Fingerprints are one of the biometrics which play an important role in identifying a person based on some minutia features. These biometrics have several applications in the fields of forensics, e-governance, border security, academia and so on. In this paper, an attempt is made to illustrate two different applications using hand-held terminals in the fields of e-governance and academia. One application is fingerprint authentication approach for public distribution system (PDS) using point of sale (PoS) device. The public distribution ...