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Integrated Biometrics Columbo is a fingerprint reader module designed for integration into hand-held or embedded devices. The module is certified as PIV-071006 and Appendix F Mobile ID FAP 30 compliant.

The sensor is based on company's proprietary Light Emitting Sensor (LES) technology which uses hybrid capacitive/optical capture method. The manufacturer specifies that the sensor has IP54 rugged package.

Support module for this sensor is included in MegaMatcher 9.0 SDK, MegaMatcher On Card 9.0 SDK and VeriFinger 9.0 SDK.


Scanner Name Columbo Single-Finger Scanner
Manufacturer Integrated Biometrics
Connection USB 2.0
Supported OS (*) Microsoft Windows (32-bit and 64-bit),
Linux (32-bit and 64-bit),
Resolution 500 ppi
Image capture area (Platen size) 20 x 25 mm (0.8" x 1.0")
Image size 400 x 500 pixels
Sensor type Hybrid (optical and capacitive)
Sensor size (without circuit board) 47 x 39 x 28 mm (1.8" x 1.5" x 1.1")
Sensor weight 70 grams (2.5 oz)
Operating temperature -10°C ~ +55°C
Operating humidity 30 - 85 % non-condensing

* These operating systems are supported by Neurotechnology SDKs. Device manufacturers may have different lists of supported operating systems.

Other Integrated Biometrics devices

Neurotechnology SDKs also include support module for these fingerprint capture devices from Integrated Biometrics: