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Human Recognition in Unconstrained Environments by Hugo Pedro Proença, Michele Nappi, Maria De Marsico

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Chapter 6

Fingerphoto Authentication Using Smartphone Camera Captured Under Varying Environmental Conditions

Aakarsh Malhotra; Anush Sankaran; Apoorva Mittal; Mayank Vatsa; Richa Singh    IIIT Delhi, Delhi, India

Abstract

With a rapid growth in smartphone technology, there is a need to provide secured access to critical data using personal authentication. Existing access mechanisms such as pin and password suffer due to lack of security from shoulder-surfing attacks. Use of biometric modalities such as fingerprint are currently explored in existing smartphones as a more secure authentication mechanism. Typically, fingerprint capturing requires an extra sensor, adding to the cost of the device as well as denying backend services to existing ...

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