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SecuGen Hamster Pro 20
The SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 is FBI Certified and meets FIPS 201 (PIV) and FAP 20 Mobile ID requirements.

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SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Fingerprint Scanner

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The SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 is a new ultra-compact, high image quality USB fingerprint reader that is FBI Certified and meets FIPS 201 (PIV) and FAP 20 Mobile ID requirements. Featuring a low-profile, one-piece design, the Hamster Pro 20 is built with the industry's most rugged and advanced optical sensor using patented and patent-pending fingerprint technology.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 works together with SecuGen's MINEX Certified Template Generator and Matcher to develop PIV-Compliant biometric applications. The MINEX Certified Template Generator and Matcher are available in a variety of SecuGen SDKs that may be downloaded for free.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 also supports the Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) right out of the box for:

  • Quick and secure fingerprint login to PCs running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and 2012
  • Added biometric security when purchasing and accessing apps purchased from the Windows Store on Windows 8.1
  • Click for instructions: How to Login to Windows with Your SecuGen Reader

THIS SCANNER IS NOT SUPPORTED IN THE AADHAAR PROGRAM because it ships from the US. Devices must be purchased by an authorized reseller in India to be supported by the program.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Features

  • FBI Certified PIV Single Finger Capture Device and Mobile ID FAP 20 Compliant
  • High-performance, maintenance-free optical fingerprint sensor
  • Sensor resistant to scratches, impact, vibration and electrostatic shock
  • Auto-On™ (Automatic Finger Placement Detection) *
  • Smart Capture™ (Automatic Image Adjustment to Accommodate Moist & Dry Fingers) **
  • USB connection
  • Ultra-compact, lightweight and portable
  • Integrated finger guide
  • Readily accessible for any finger
  • Fast and accurate verification
  • Latent print image removal (does not accept prints left behind)
  • Encryption of fingerprint templates (with SecuGen Proprietary templates)
  • Fingerprint Device Recognition™ (via Programmable Serial Number)
  • Multi-Device Connection™ (via Programmable Serial Number)

*Auto-On™ is an Automatic Finger Placement Detection technology that automatically checks for the presence of a finger. When used with Auto-On-compatible software, the Hamster Pro 20 will turn on and scan your finger as soon as you touch the sensor - all without having to prompt the system.

** Smart Capture™ ensures quality fingerprint scanning of difficult fingers. By automatically adjusting the brightness of the sensor, Smart Capture allows the Hamster Pro 20 to capture high quality fingerprints from a wide range of traditionally difficult fingers, including those from dry, wet, scarred or aged skin, and even in bright ambient conditions such as under direct sunlight.

Benefits of Using SecuGen Peripherals

SecuGen peripherals are easy to use and can be installed quickly on any Windows PC. Backed by the industry's best warranty, years of field use and proven reliability under extreme conditions, SecuGen peripherals provide consistent performance and security for a growing number of software applications for desktop, mobile, network, enterprise and Internet environments.

When used for biometric authentication as part of an overall security program, SecuGen peripherals can help reduce the hassles of password overload, decrease the risks of security breaches, improve accountability and add true non-repudiation, all while making it more convenient and intuitive for any user.

Look to SecuGen for advanced, fingerprint biometric technologies that let your fingerprints act like digital passwords that cannot be lost, forgotten or stolen.

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Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Excellent on line purchasing experience. October 2, 2017
Reviewer: Derek Holmes from Auckland, Manukau New Zealand  

Easy on line purchasing experience and seamless delivery of product. Overall a very professional experience.

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4 of 5 Great, but requistes additional software. January 22, 2016
Reviewer: Antony K. from New-York  
My reasons to buy Digital Persona is for their name and durability. This is a really good device - compact and beautiful. However it does not come with driver or software. I had to spend almost a day to find compatible software. It was hard but I found Identamaster. So, prior buying such "exotic" security device, make sure you know where to find the software.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Iris and finger scanners October 11, 2015
Reviewer: Ramachandran Gururawji from Toronto, ON Canada  
Prompt and best response

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4 of 5 SDK for the Hamster May 7, 2015
Reviewer: James Albright from Port Orange, FL United States  
The SDK activeX componet works well with the scanner. It creates the image as a minutiae data record, but I also need to create a bitmap image record for printing on a document. Did not find this function or method for creating a bitmap image.

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