MINEX III certification

Sonda’s matching algorithm and template generator have successfully undergone the compliance test MINEX III. MINEX is a recognized international testing of biometric algorithms conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The Minutiae Interoperability Exchange III test is an ongoing program to measure the performance of fingerprint matching software utilizing interoperable minutiae-based fingerprint […]

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FVC Ongoing – Sonda is still ahead

FVC Ongoing news

At the beginning of 2018, Sonda submitted the renewed algorithms both for the palm and fingerprint authentication to the regular Fingerprint Verification Competition – FVC Ongoing. Results were published on Feb 2 and March 12. As for the fingerprint verification algorithm Sonda is yet on top.

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FVC OnGoing – Fingerprint Verification Competition

fvc ongoing

Sonda submitted two new algorithms on the regular Fingerprint Verification Competition. Those are the advanced fingerprint algorithm and the algorithm for palmprint identification. Results of their testings came on July 14 for fingerprint algorithm and on July 18 for palmprint algorithm. The advanced fingerprint algorithm passed one of the most difficult FVC test – FV-HARD-1.0. […]

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Sonda technology to arm CIS law machinery

rapid mobile identification

The Rapid Mobile Identification System based on Sonda technology was demonstrated as a matter of special pride for the Russian Police at the regular meeting of the Council of CIS Interior Ministers held in Dushanbe. The queries went to the remote identification server both in the mobile and stationery modes.

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PFTII – Proprietary Fingerprint Template Evaluation II

Proprietary Fingerprint Template Evaluation

The US National institution of Standards and Technologies conducted the regular PFTII testing – Proprietary Fingerprint Template Evaluation II. Above all the NIST PFTII tests involve the use of proprietary fingerprint templates. The tests performed the quality assessment of comparison in 1:1 mode on the 120-thousand data set for each given combination of fingers. As […]

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FP is the most reliable identifier for banks

remote authentication

In February Sonda attended the 2-nd conference ‘Remote authentication and biometrics in the financial industry: regulation, technology, solutions’ held by Banking Review magazine. The goal was to reach understanding of how, where and when the biometrics could be used in banks.

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FpVTE-2012 Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation

fpvte 2012

By the end of 2014 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) completed FpVTE-12 testings (Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation 2012). It was the most important testing in the world of biometric identification which lasted for two years. FpVTE was conducted primarily to assess the current capabilities of fingerprint identification technologies in one-to-many mode using […]

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Grand testings of biometric technologies

biometric grand testings

By the end of 2014 the National Institute of Standards and Technology completed the biometric grand testings of FpVTE-12 (Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation). It was the most important testing in the world of biometric identification which lasted for two years.

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Testings of Russian Academy of Sciences


In 2013 the Institute of Informatics problems, Russian Academy of Sciences (IIPRAS) held the international testing – Testing of software products that implement technology biometric identification fingerprint. The IIPRAS testing was open, so that all manufacturers of biometric fingerprint identification technologies could take part in it. Such well known major companies as Safran Morpho (France), […]

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ILO Certification


The Sonda SID SDK successfully passed the International Labour Organization certification for compliance with the following ILO standards: ILO-SID-0002 – Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) and the ILO-SID-0002, ISBIT-3 biometric standard. ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC37 – N 340, Biometrics – Biometric Data Interchange Formats – Part 2: Finger Minutiae Data, October 2003. […]

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