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International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT

ISSN: 2278-0181
Vol. 2 Issue 10, October - 2013

Finger Print Matching Algorithm for Android
Authors :

Kavita Rathi
P G Student Datta Meghe College of Engg.
Airoli ,Navi Mumbai.400708

Sudhir Sawarkar
Principle of Datta Meghe College of Engg.

Abstract able to store large amounts of information. In addition,
applications of these mobile devices have been
We propose a secure robust, and low cost biometric broadened to include services requiring security
authentication system on the mobile devices. Mobile functions, e-banking, e-commerce, etc. These have
computing devices such as Smartphone’s, tablets and caused mobile-device manufacturers to install more

wireless enabled laptops are getting widely popular and secure authentication methods than the simple
being frequently used to access information in secure conventional personal-identification-number-based
networks through third party providers. With the method. To satisfy these demands, some contemporary
increasing number of intrusion, device and identity theft mobile devices adapt the fingerprint-verification
incidents, improved security measures are becoming function. These devices embed extra sensors to capture
essential for accessing devices as well as various mobile fingerprint images at low costs. However, additional
applications. Hence security is of paramount importance sensor increases the cost of the mobile device because
in today’s world. The project we propose to make will new product design and platform development are
firstly need the user to register with application the user additionally required. To reduce the costs, built-in
will have to provide credentials along with his cameras can be used to obtain the fingerprint images.
fingerprints and the fingerprint of the member to grant This approach is very attractive because additional
his access to information. After registering with one just hardware costs are unnecessary, and modern cameras
has to authenticate using fingerprint if the fingerprint that are built in mobile devices can already provide high-
matched with that of the stored in database the required resolution and close-up images. Once a built-in camera
information is displayed in this way, the user need not is used as the input device, the acquisition of suitable
remember any password in order to log in to images for fingerprint verification is the fundamental
application. This will reduce the cumbersome task of step. The prevailing techniques of user authentication,
remembering the password and increase the security as which involve the use of either and user IDs (identifiers),
the fingerprint is unique. The proposed architecture is or identification cards and PINs (personal identification
expected to provide secure access to only legitimate numbers), suffer from several limitations. User IDs and
users of a system within a short period of time and passwords can be changed as often as required. Yet, the
prohibit intruders from gaining any access. user only has a limited number of biometric features
Keywords - biometrics, information (one face, ten fingers, and two eyes).And which cannot
security, mobile computing, systems flowchart be copied. Additionally, a biometric property of an
individual can be lost only in case of serious accident.
1. Introduction The aim of this dissertation is to develop a secure
Recently, performance of mobile devices, such as architecture for mobile network using inbuilt camera.
cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs), First, study several biometric identification techniques
has improved dramatically the. Mobile devices are now are reviewed and the security challenges with each
technique is investigated. Then a generic securely

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