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A method of personal identification includes switching between visible and near infrared light, acquiring palmprint image and palm vein image from a person under the visible and the near infrared light, extracting sub-images from the palmprint image and the palm vein image based on a region of interest, extracting multiple features from the sub-images, and matching the extracted multiple features with stored information in a database to authenticate the person.

Title
Method and apparatus for personal identification using palmprint and palm vein
Application Number
12/542715
Publication Number
8229178 (B2)
Application Date
August 18, 2009
Publication Date
July 24, 2012
Inventor
Nan Luo
Hong Kong
HK
Zhenhua Guo
Hong Kong
HK
Guangming Lu
Hong Kong
HK
David Zhang
Hong Kong
HK
Agent
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Assignee
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
HK
IPC
G06K 9/00
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