Solved

Integrating Fingerprint scanners in Java

Posted on 2003-11-25
7
507 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Hi,

I m trying to integrate Fingerprint scanner in my Java application, how do i go about it?? please let me know.
0
Comment
Question by:rampriya_sb
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 86

Accepted Solution

by:
CEHJ earned 168 total points
ID: 9820970
This would depend on the interface they have. If they have a USB one, see

http://javaboutique.internet.com/articles/java_usb_api/
0
 
LVL 92

Assisted Solution

by:objects
objects earned 166 total points
ID: 9820996
java comm is another possibility if its a serial device.
http://java.sun.com/products/javacomm/
0
 
LVL 14

Assisted Solution

by:Tommy Braas
Tommy Braas earned 166 total points
ID: 9821952
If the Fingerprint scanner has a native API, you could use JNI to bridge the gap.

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/guide/jni/index.html
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Tommy Braas
ID: 9821958
Also, by using the native API you would not have to worry about any weird protocols which might have been implemented atop  e.g. USB.
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Tommy Braas
ID: 11659623
No objection.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
ejb example issues 3 89
jsp login check 12 67
Need help aligning JRadioButton that put in a box using GridBagLayout 2 42
junit initializtion error 2 22
Java contains several comparison operators (e.g., <, <=, >, >=, ==, !=) that allow you to compare primitive values. However, these operators cannot be used to compare the contents of objects. Interface Comparable is used to allow objects of a cl…
Introduction This article is the second of three articles that explain why and how the Experts Exchange QA Team does test automation for our web site. This article covers the basic installation and configuration of the test automation tools used by…
Viewers learn about the “for” loop and how it works in Java. By comparing it to the while loop learned before, viewers can make the transition easily. You will learn about the formatting of the for loop as we write a program that prints even numbers…
This theoretical tutorial explains exceptions, reasons for exceptions, different categories of exception and exception hierarchy.
Suggested Courses

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question