Hand Reader – A hand Geometry Based Personal Verification System

University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

Author: Sani Anani; [2012]

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This report presents my bachelor thesis performed at the Department of Applied Physics and Electronics at UmeåUniversity. The Digital Media Lab was the assigner, supervising and assisting me during the project.


A simple and smart system to verify a person’s identity using hand geometry as a biometrical identity is developed. The system should tolerate some deviation in hand placement and will not use pins or pegs. A complete system, hardware and software, is delivered. A webcam based hand-scanner is constructed and designed to operate on a PC utilizing Matlab for image processing.

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