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Integrating Fingerprint scanners in Java

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Hi,

I m trying to integrate Fingerprint scanner in my Java application, how do i go about it?? please let me know.
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This would depend on the interface they have. If they have a USB one, see

http://javaboutique.internet.com/articles/java_usb_api/
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java comm is another possibility if its a serial device.
http://java.sun.com/products/javacomm/
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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
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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.
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No objection.
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