[ucc] Fingerprint dispensing
lathiat at bur.st
Fri May 22 09:25:37 WST 2009
On 22/05/2009, at 7:44 AM, mitch at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au wrote:
> Hi Again,
> Last night @ ucc i setup a biometric scanner, you can see this next
> to the MR, I have been able to get it to dispense me a drink when i
> swipe my finger, But i dont have the knowledge in the code to make
> it do much else.
> If you know C and would be happy to help get this working please let
> the list know.
> Ideas so far:
> Each finger dispenses a different slot
> Possibly put one on the door to open it
> If your going to try to break biometrics then you probably deserve
> to be in UCC anyway... And you'll probably get seen
> Have a temperature sensor on the scanner that ensures its a human
> finger being scanned, not a jelly stick with a fingerprint on it.
> There is an API for it available on rome.ucc, If you want access to
> be able to see this please let me know and i will create you an
> The scanner is from an old IBM Laptop, Hacked up to work with a
> external USB port.
> Let me know :)
How did it turn out? Do you have to preload fingerprints into the
scanner? Or can you check all of them on the fly?
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