Frequently Asked Questions

General information about Neurotechnology and its software

Frequently Asked Questions

Postby Sergey » Oct 30, 2007 12:15

1. Where can I find the revision number of the SDK distribution?
Open the zip file with the SDK. There is a text file in the root folder of the distribution with the name that ends on ...Revision.txt. This file contains the revision number you are looking for.
Go to the release notes list to find out if your SDK distribution is the newest one.
Also we post the info about SDK updates on our Facebook and Google+.

2. Are your products able to edit fingerprint minutiae?
Fingerprint Client component includes a sample latent fingerprint editor that allows manual editing of a fingerprint template. The Fingerprint Client component is included with VeriFinger 7.0 Extended SDK and MegaMatcher 5.0 SDK.

3. Can your fingerprint identification products determine fingerprint classes, as these are defined in the law enforcement (left loop, right loop, etc)?
Fingerprint Client component includes a fingerprint pattern classification component that allows to determine a fingerprint pattern class. The Fingerprint Client component is included with VeriFinger 7.0 Extended SDK and MegaMatcher 5.0 SDK.

4. Is there a way to start identification process automatically when a person puts his/her finger on the scanner?
Yes, it is possible, as our fingerprint scanner support modules allow automatic scanning of fingerprints.

5. How can I order your products?
You can order our products online or by contacting us (using email or fax).

6. Is there any money back guarantee?
Neurotechnology provides 30 days money back guarantee. Neurotechnology will refund payment, excluding shipping expenses, if customer would like to return software “without any questions”. See Terms and Conditions for more information.

7. Are there any free versions of your software or any discounts for students or academic institutions?
Neurotechnology does not provide any free versions of its software for students or academic institutions. Also, there are no discounts for students or academic institutions.
However, these options may be suitable for student projects:
  • Free Fingerprint Verification SDK - a freeware software development kit. The SDK is most suitable for developing biometric logon applications, but it can be used also for any other application that do not require to store more than 10 fingerprints.
  • 30-day trial versions of Neurotechnology products can be downloaded. The trials have full functionality and also include all necessary documentation together with programming samples and tutorials.

8. How is the software licensed?
Please, review the licensing model for a specific product.

9. What do FAR and FRR mean?
The false acceptance rate (FAR) is the probability that a strange individual presenting its verification data is falsely recognized as the lawful owner of the reference data.
The false rejection rate (FRR) means the probability for the lawful owner of the reference data to be falsely rejected when presenting his verification data.

10. What does ROC mean?
Receiver Operation Characteristic (ROC) curve shows the dependence of false rejection rate on the false acceptance rate.
Last edited by Sergey on Mar 25, 2014 16:06, edited 3 times in total.
Reason: Updated version numbers and links
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