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Fingerprint for Access Control

Despite being touted as the next big thing for access control, fingerprint readers struggle to dethrone traditional manufactured credentials as "the" standard. Despite the promise of high-tech readers making credentials as unique and secure as individual identites, real engineering challenges exist. In this note, we examine how fingerprint readers are best used for access control.

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