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 new patent  Method for fingerprint enrollment

The present invention relates to a method of enrolling a fingerprint of a user's finger using a fingerprint sensor, specifically allowing for an adaptability in a number of times the use's finger needs to touch/contact the fingerprint sensor for enrollment completion. The invention also relates to a corresponding electronic device and to a computer program product.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

 new patent  Fingerprint sensing with different capacitive configurations

A method of determining a physical property of a finger using a sensor comprising a two-dimensional measuring arrangement including a plurality of measuring elements, each defining a measuring element position in the measuring arrangement, and each comprising a finger electrode spaced apart from the finger by a dielectric structure. For each measuring element position, the method comprises the steps of performing a first sensing operation using a first capacitive configuration, acquiring a first measurement value for the first capacitive configuration, performing a second sensing operation using a second capacitive configuration, acquiring a second measurement value for the second capacitive configuration. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

 new patent  Fingerprint sensing using measuring configurations with different principal directions of extensions

A method of determining a representation of a fingerprint pattern of a finger using a fingerprint sensor comprising a two-dimensional measuring arrangement including a plurality of measuring elements, each comprising a finger electrode spaced apart from the finger by a dielectric structure. For each measurement position, the method comprises the steps of: providing a first measuring element configuration with an elongated first measuring arrangement portion having a first principal direction of extension; and a first peripheral measuring arrangement portion; acquiring a first measurement value for the measurement position; providing a second measuring element configuration having an elongated second measuring arrangement portion having a second principal direction of extension; and a second peripheral measuring arrangement portion; and acquiring a second measurement value for the measurement position. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Test module for a fingerprint sensing device

There is provided a test module for testing a fingerprint sensing device comprising: an electrically conductive bottom element comprising an exterior surface portion configured to contact a sensing surface of the fingerprint sensing device; an electrically conductive intermediate element, connected to the bottom element on a side opposing the exterior surface, the intermediate element comprising a flexible material enabling the bottom element to change alignment in response to an applied force occurring when the exterior surface is pressed against a surface being tilted with respect to the exterior surface of the bottom element; and a top element configured connect the test module to a test fixture. There is also provided a method for testing a fingerprint sensing device using the described test module.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Portable electronic device

The present disclosure relates to an electronic device and corresponding method further enhancing how and what type of user guidance is given to a user operating a fingerprint sensor comprised with the electronic device. The present disclosure also related to a corresponding computer program product.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Method and fingerprint sensing system for forming a fingerprint representation

The present invention generally relates to a method for forming a fingerprint using a fingerprint sensing system, and specifically to the possibility of allowing the formation of a fingerprint when only separated portions of the fingerprint is available. The invention also relates to the corresponding fingerprint sensing system and to a computer program product.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Fingerprint sensing system with finger detect

The present invention relates to a method of sensing a fingerprint pattern of a finger using a fingerprint sensing device. The method comprising: controlling a group of sensing elements to change a potential of a group of sensing structures comprised in said group of sensing elements; acquiring, in response to said variation in potential, a response signal from a finger detecting circuitry indicative of the capacitive coupling between the group of sensing structures and the finger detecting structure; comparing a variation in the response signal with a predefined threshold value; and providing a signal indicating that a finger is present when the variation in response signal is greater than the threshold value. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Secure storage of fingerprint related elements

The present disclosure relates to secure storage of a detailed set of elements relating to fingerprint features for a finger and to a method for authenticating a candidate fingerprint of a finger using said detailed set of elements, allowing for improved security and user convenience.. . ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Fingerprint sensing and body area network communication system

The present invention relates to a combined fingerprint sensing and body area network communication system for communication with an electronic unit using the body of a user as communication medium, comprising: a sensing arrangement and a body area network communication circuitry. The system is controllable between: a fingerprint sensing state, in which a first signal corresponding to the finger potential is provided to a connection electrode and a readout circuitry is controlled to provide sensing signals indicative of the capacitive coupling between each sensing structure and the user's finger; and a body area network communication state in which a second signal is provided to the connection electrode by a first of the electronic unit and the body area network communication circuitry to the other one of the electronic unit and the body area network communication circuitry.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Communication arrangement

The present invention relates to a communication arrangement configured to allow wired communication between an electronic host device and an electrical slave device, such as between a smart phone and a smart card during an enrollment process. The invention also relates to a method for providing instructions to a user of a smart card during an enrollment process.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Fingerprint sensing device and method for manufacturing a fingerprint sensing device

There is provided a capacitive fingerprint sensing device for sensing a fingerprint pattern of a finger, said capacitive fingerprint sensing device comprising: a protective top layer to be touched by said finger; a first metal layer comprising a two-dimensional array of sensing structures arranged underneath said top layer; a second metal layer, arranged underneath said first metal layer, comprising a plurality of conductive structures a dielectric layer arranged between the first and second metal layers to electrically insulate the first metal layer from the second metal layer, the dielectric layer comprising a low-k material; and readout circuitry arranged underneath said second metal layer and coupled to each of the electrically conductive sensing structures by means of via connections to receive a sensing signal indicative of a distance between said finger and said sensing structure. There is also provided a method for manufacturing such a device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

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Fingerprint sensor with force sensor

The present invention generally relates to a method for authenticating a user of an electronic device comprising a fingerprint sensor and a force sensor, the method comprising: retrieving a stored plurality of fingerprint enrolment templates comprising an enrolment representation of at least part of a user's finger and a corresponding enrolment force parameter, acquiring a first verification image of an object and determining a first verification representation, determining a first verification force parameter, performing a fingerprint authentication procedure based on the first verification template and the plurality of fingerprint enrolment templates, wherein when the first verification representation and the first verification force parameter comprised in the first verification template matches each of the enrolment representation and the enrolment force parameter comprised in the same fingerprint enrolment template providing a signal indicating successful authentication of the user. The invention also relates to a fingerprint sensing system and an electronic device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

Fingerprint sensor with controllable resolution

There is provided a capacitive fingerprint sensing device for sensing a fingerprint pattern of a finger, the capacitive fingerprint sensor comprising: a protective dielectric top layer to be touched by the finger; a two-dimensional array of electrically conductive sensing structures arranged underneath the top layer; readout circuitry coupled to each of the electrically conductive sensing structures to receive a sensing signal indicative of a distance between the finger and the sensing structure, the readout circuitry comprising a plurality of signal amplifiers arranged underneath the array of electrically conductive sensing structures, wherein a number of signal amplifiers is lower than a number of sensing structures; and selection circuitry coupling each of the sensing structures to at least one signal amplifier and configured to select a sensing structure to be coupled to a corresponding signal amplifier. There is also provided a method for controlling a fingerprint sensing device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

11/16/17 / #20170330020

Fingerprint authentication with parallel processing

The invention relates to a method of authenticating a user by means of a fingerprint authentication system comprising a fingerprint sensing arrangement and authentication circuitry. The method comprises the steps of acquiring a first candidate fingerprint image; acquiring a second candidate fingerprint image; processing, while acquiring the second candidate fingerprint image, the first candidate fingerprint image by the authentication circuitry; and evaluating a result of the processing. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

11/16/17 / #20170330014

Fingerprint sensing device and method therein for noise detection

A capacitive fingerprint sensing device and method therein for noise detection are disclosed. The fingerprint sensing device comprises a plurality of sensing elements, each having a sensing structure and configured to sense a capacitive coupling between the sensing structure and a finger. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

11/16/17 / #20170330013

Fingerprint sensing device and method therein for noise detection

A capacitive fingerprint sensing device and method therein for noise detection are disclosed. The capacitive fingerprint sensing device comprises a plurality of sensing elements, each comprising a sensing structure and configured to sense a capacitive coupling between the sensing structure and a finger. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

11/09/17 / #20170323138

Method and system for calibration of a fingerprint sensing device

There is provided a method of initiating a calibration operation of a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements for sensing a fingerprint pattern, the method comprising acquiring information indicative of a change of an environmental parameter influencing the operation of the fingerprint sensing device; and if the change is larger than a predetermined threshold value, performing a calibration operation of the fingerprint sensing device. There is also provided a method of initiating a calibration operation of a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements for sensing a fingerprint pattern, the method comprising: receiving information indicative of an event in a device in which the fingerprint sensing device is arranged; if the event is one of a group of predetermined events, performing a calibration operation of the fingerprint sensing device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

11/09/17 / #20170323137

Method and system for calibration of a fingerprint sensing device

There is provided a method of initiating a calibration operation of a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements for sensing a fingerprint pattern, the method comprising acquiring information indicative of a change of an environmental parameter influencing the operation of the fingerprint sensing device; and if the change is larger than a predetermined threshold value, performing a calibration operation of the fingerprint sensing device. There is also provided a method of initiating a calibration operation of a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements for sensing a fingerprint pattern, the method comprising: receiving information indicative of an event in a device in which the fingerprint sensing device is arranged; if the event is one of a group of predetermined events, performing a calibration operation of the fingerprint sensing device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

10/26/17 / #20170308730

Fingerprint sensing system with sensing reference potential providing circuitry

A fingerprint sensing system comprising a device connection interface including a device reference potential input, a sensing arrangement, and sensing reference potential providing circuitry. The sensing arrangement includes multiple sensing structures and read-out circuitry connected to each of the sensing structures. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

10/05/17 / #20170286657

Secure storage of fingerprint related elements

The present disclosure relates to secure storage of a detailed set of elements relating to fingerprint features for a finger and to a method for authenticating a candidate fingerprint of a finger using said detailed set of elements, allowing for improved security and user convenience.. . ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

09/28/17 / #20170277936

Fingerprint sensor module

It is provided a fingerprint sensor module comprising: a substrate; a fingerprint sensing device mounted on a first side of the substrate; at least one connection pad arranged on the substrate and configured to electrically connect the fingerprint sensor module to an external component; and an electrically conductive layer arranged on a second side of the substrate, opposing the first side, forming a back surface of the fingerprint sensing module, wherein the electrically conductive layer is connected to control circuitry of the fingerprint sensor module for controlling a potential of a finger in contact with the electrically conductive layer. There is also provided a smart card comprising a fingerprint sensor module.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

09/21/17 / #20170270380

Fingerprint enrollment in smart device

A smart device is used for controlling enrollment in a fingerprint sensing system. The smart device comprises a fingerprint sensor and a number of actions are performed in the smart device that commences with establishing a connection with a wireless communication device. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

09/21/17 / #20170270345

Fingerprint sensing device with interposer structure

The invention relates to a fingerprint sensing device comprising: a sensing chip comprising an array of sensing elements being configured to be connected to readout circuitry for detecting a capacitive coupling between each of the sensing elements and a finger placed on a sensing surface of the sensing device. A surface of the sensing elements defines a sensing plane. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

09/21/17 / #20170270344

Fingerprint sensing device with interposer structure

The invention relates to a fingerprint sensing device comprising: a sensing chip comprising an array of sensing elements being configured to be connected to readout circuitry for detecting a capacitive coupling between each of the sensing elements and a finger placed on a sensing surface of the sensing device. A surface of the sensing elements defines a sensing plane. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

09/21/17 / #20170270334

Method and system for evaluating fingerprint templates

A method for evaluating an individual fingerprint template by using a remote dataset, comprising the steps of capturing a fingerprint representation by a fingerprint reader on a device, extracting significant data from the captured fingerprint representation, thereby creating an individual fingerprint template for the captured fingerprint representation, transmitting the individual fingerprint template from the device to a remote dataset comprising a plurality of fingerprint templates, determining an impostor score distribution for the individual fingerprint template, determining a security threshold for the individual fingerprint template, and transmitting the determined security threshold to the device. The advantage of the invention is that an individual security threshold can be set for a user, which will improve the far distribution of a device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

09/14/17 / #20170262692

Capacitive fingerprint sensing device and method for capturing a fingerprint using the sensing device

The present invention relates to a capacitive fingerprint sensing device for sensing a fingerprint pattern. The sensing device comprises a protective dielectric top layer having an outer surface forming a sensing surface to be touched by the finger; a two-dimensional array of electrically conductive sensing structures arranged underneath the top layer; readout circuitry coupled to each of the electrically conductive sensing structures to receive a sensing signal indicative of a distance between the finger and the sensing structure; and an electroacoustic transducer arranged underneath the top layer and configured to generate an acoustic wave, and to transmit the acoustic wave through the protective dielectric top layer towards the sensing surface to induce an ultrasonic vibration potential in a ridge of finger placed in contact with the sensing surface.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

08/24/17 / #20170243043

Method and system for controlling an electronic device

The present invention generally relates to a method for transitioning a device controller comprised with an electronic device from an at least partly inactive mode to an at least partly active mode, the electronic device further comprising a pre-processing module and a fingerprint sensor configured to acquire image data. The invention also relates to a corresponding electronic device and to a computer program product.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

08/24/17 / #20170242992

Portable electronic device

The present invention relates to a portable electronic device and corresponding method allowing control of a remotely positioned electronic arrangement, allowing for improved user convenience and security improvements when combining gesture identification with fingerprint authentication.. . ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

08/03/17 / #20170220845

Method and fingerprint sensing system for analyzing biometric measurements of a user

The present invention generally relates to a method for analyzing biometric measurements of a user, and specifically to determination of an alignment level between features of different biometric measurements acquired using a biometric sensor. The invention also relates to a corresponding fingerprint sensing system and to a computer program product.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

06/15/17 / #20170169278

Method and fingerprint sensing system for forming a fingerprint image

The present invention generally relates to a method forming a fingerprint image using a fingerprint sensing system, and specifically the formation of an improved fingerprint image by combining fingerprint image data from a plurality of subsequently acquired images of a finger. The invention also relates to a corresponding fingerprint sensing system and to a computer program product.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

06/15/17 / #20170169271

Method and fingerprint sensing system for acquiring a fingerprint image

The present invention generally relates to a method for acquiring a fingerprint image using a fingerprint sensing system. Advantages with the invention include improved acquisition of fingerprint images of e.g. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

06/15/17 / #20170168600

Method and system for estimating finger movement with selection of navigation subareas

A method of estimating a finger movement comprising acquiring a navigation evaluation image from each of at least three navigation subareas of a fingerprint sensor; determining, for each of the navigation evaluation images, a navigation-related property of the navigation evaluation image; evaluating the navigation-related properties to find a combination of at least a first navigation-related property and a second navigation-related property that fulfills a navigation requirement; and selecting at least a first navigation subarea related to the first navigation-related property and a second navigation subarea related to the second navigation-related property. The finger movement is then estimated using a sequence of first navigation images acquired using the first navigation subarea, and a sequence of second navigation images acquired using the second navigation subarea.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

05/18/17 / #20170140233

Method and system for calibration of a fingerprint sensing device

There is provided a method of initiating a calibration operation of a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements for sensing a fingerprint pattern, the method comprising acquiring information indicative of a change of an environmental parameter influencing the operation of the fingerprint sensing device; and if the change is larger than a predetermined threshold value, performing a calibration operation of the fingerprint sensing device. There is also provided a method of initiating a calibration operation of a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements for sensing a fingerprint pattern, the method comprising: receiving information indicative of an event in a device in which the fingerprint sensing device is arranged; if the event is one of a group of predetermined events, performing a calibration operation of the fingerprint sensing device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

04/06/17 / #20170098109

Method and fingerprint sensing device with finger lost detection

The present invention relates to a fingerprint sensing device comprising an array of sensing elements; readout circuitry connected to the array of sensing elements; and finger detecting circuitry for detecting if a finger candidate is touching the sensing surface of the fingerprint sensing device. The fingerprint sensing device is controllable between an active state and an inactive state. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

03/30/17 / #20170091525

Method and electronic device for noise mitigation

The present invention generally relates to a method for removing disturbances in an image captured by a fingerprint sensor, and specifically to reduction of noise in an acquired fingerprint image by incorporating the sensing principle into the applied method for noise reduction, wherein the noise reduced image is used for determining a representation of a fingerprint pattern. Advantages with the invention include enhanced determination of fingerprint patterns from fingerprint images captured using a fingerprint sensor. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

03/30/17 / #20170091509

Fingerprint sensing device with common mode suppression

The present invention relates to a fingerprint sensing device for sensing a fingerprint pattern of a finger, the fingerprint sensing device comprising at least a first sensing structure and a second sensing structure; and at least a first charge amplifier and a second charge amplifier. Each charge amplifier comprises: a first input; a second input; an output; and at least one amplifier stage between the first and second inputs, and the output. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

02/02/17 / #20170032165

Acquisition of a fingerprint image

An apparatus and a computer-implemented method of acquiring a fingerprint image from a fingerprint sensor with an array of sensor elements spanning a sensing area, comprising: monitoring groups of sensor elements located at group-wise spaced apart positions in the array of sensor elements, to determine a touch event occurring on the array of sensor elements; from the array of sensor elements, acquiring, at respective points in time, fingerprint sub-images which are confined in size to a subarea of the sensing area; as the fingerprint sub-images are acquired, computing values of a statistical indicator for the fingerprint sub-images; and acquiring a full fingerprint image when a predefined criterion indicates that the values of the statistical indicator has reached or is about to reach a stable state.. . ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

01/05/17 / #20170004352

Apparatus and computer-implemented method for fingerprint based authentication

A computer-implemented method of performing fingerprint based authentication from matching local features represented by binary features which can be matched in an efficient implementation in one or both of software and hardware by computing hamming distances between the binary features. A local feature in a verification image is said to be matching with a local feature in an enrolment image if the hamming distance between the binary features falls below a pre-determined threshold. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab

01/05/17 / #20170004342

Fingerprint sensing device comprising three-dimensional pattern

There is provided a fingerprint sensing device comprising: a sensing chip comprising an array of sensing elements, the sensing elements being configured to be connected to readout circuitry for detecting a capacitive coupling between each of the sensing elements and a finger placed on a sensing surface of the sensing device; a cover layer arranged vertically above the sensing elements to cover at least a portions of the sensing elements, wherein an outer surface of the cover layer form the sensing surface of the sensing device; wherein the cover layer comprises a three-dimensional pattern configured to reduce the amount of reflected light within a predetermined sub-range of the visible range. There is also provided a method for manufacturing a fingerprint sensing device.. ... Fingerprint Cards Ab








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