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Fingerprint reader and ROS

asked 2013-03-02 08:30:56 -0500

aimc gravatar image

updated 2014-04-20 14:09:38 -0500

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Hi. Is there a package or recommended tutorial for using a fingerprint reader with ROS? I am actually planning to buy this model: http://es.dhgate.com/usb-fingerprint-reader-password-lock-for/p-ff80808138bd3a540138d57a4f96511d.html

Any info or project example would be appreciated also! Greetings ROS community.

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answered 2013-03-02 21:02:23 -0500

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I'm not aware of anyone using a fingerprint reader yet in ROS. You will probably need to write a driver, and I suggest making a message to contain the fingerprint information to make communication and storage easier.

(Note: ROS does not use any authentication so it is not recommended for doing anything requiring security.)

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Many thanks tfoote. I will.

aimc gravatar image aimc  ( 2013-03-03 03:00:00 -0500 )edit

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