SecuGen Hamster IV is an FBI FIPS 201 / PIV compliant optical fingerprint scanner with USB 2.0 connection. The scanner is based on a rugged and advanced optical sensor using patented SEIR fingerprint biometric technology.
SecuGen iD-USB SC/PIV is based on the same fingerprint sensor. It features fingerprint scanner and smart card reader in one device.
iD-USB SC/PIV from SecuGen is an USB device that combines fingerprint scanner and smart card reader. The device is certified by FBI as PIV-071006 (FIPS-201) compliant fingerprint reader.
The fingerprint scanner uses the same PIV-certified sensor as SecuGen’s Hamster IV. The optical sensor features automatic finger placement detection that is used for enabling fingerprint scanning.
The embedded smart card reader is based on HID OMNIKEY 3121 hardware. It is compliant with ISO7816 and EMV 2000 level 1 standards. 5V, 3V and 1.8V smart cards are accepted. The reader supports PC/SC and PC/SC-based APIs.