Technically the FS89 module is an FS88H scanner without plastic case and USB cable. The module is intended for customers who want to integrate FS88 into their own products, like handheld POS devices or portable voter registration stations.
The FS88 scanner is FIPS 201 / PIV compliant device and is listed in the US General Services Administration (GSA) FIPS 201 Evaluation Program Approved Product List. The FS88 sensor is rugged enough to be used in mobile solutions that may require heavy user interaction in various environments.
Each individual module includes a unique factory-programmed serial number. Scanner is traceable as it has a unique serial number factory-programmed into the USB Device Descriptor. Applications can read this number and store it into database duringe each scan. This feature is important for security systems and government identity management projects.