Fundamental of Finger Vein Recognition | ZKTeco Hong Kong

Fundamental of Finger Vein Recognition

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What are Finger Veins?


Veins are blood vessels which present throughout the body as tubes that carry blood back to the heart. As its name implies, finger vein is the tiny blood vessels inside fingers.


They grow in a pattern which is unique to every individual.

What is Finger Vein Recognition?

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Finger vein recognition is a method of biometric authentication that uses pattern-recognition techniques based on images of human finger vein patterns beneath the skin’s surface.


Finger vein recognition is one of many forms of biometrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity. Finger vein patterns are almost impossible to counterfeit because they are located under the skin’s surface.

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