MINEX TEST
Supremas fingerprint matching and extracting algorithms ranked top in the Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX) test by the NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology). The NIST test results, released on November 3, 2008, revealed that Supremas matcher algorithm showed a 0.23% false rate, outperforming all 21 Matcher algorithms from 17 vendors. Also, the companys Extractor algorithm recorded a 0.30% false rate, topping all 23 algorithms from 20 vendors.
Matcher Category
Rank Company False Rate (%) Nationality
1 Suprema, Inc. 0.23 Korea
2 BioVision Co., Ltd. 0.25 Korea
3 Sagem Morpho Incorporated 0.27 France/USA
4 Motorola 0.29 USA
5 NEC Corporation 0.33 Japan
6 Aware, Inc. 0.36 USA
7 Cogent Systems Incorporated 0.43 USA
8 BIO-key International, Inc. 0.43 USA
9 Neurotechnologija 0.44 Lithuania
10 XTec, Inc. 0.47 USA
11 SecuGen Corporation 0.47 USA
12 Startek Engineering Incorporated 0.47 Taiwan
13 Bioscrypt Incorporated 0.58 Canada
14 ImageWare 0.58 USA
15 Innovatrics 0.58 France
16 Identix Incorporated 0.59 USA
17 Dermalog Identification Systems GMBH 0.61 Germany
Extractor Category
Rank Company False Rate (%) Nationality
1 Suprema, Inc. 0.30 Korea
2 Motorola 0.32 USA
3 Neurotechnologija 0.32 Lithuania
4 BioVision Co., Ltd. 0.35 Korea
5 Identix Incorporated 0.35 USA
6 Startek Engineering Incorporated 0.36 Taiwan
7 Dermalog Identification Systems GMBH 0.38 Germany
8 Sagem Morpho Incorporated 0.39 France/USA
9 Aware, Inc. 0.41 USA
10 BIO-key International, Inc. 0.42 USA
11 NEC Corporation 0.43 Japan
12 ImageWare 0.43 USA
13 Innovatrics 0.43 France
14 Bioscrypt Incorporated 0.43 Canada
15 Sonda Technologies Ltd. 0.45 Russia
16 Cogent Systems Incorporated 0.53 USA
17 XTec, Inc. 0.55 USA
18 SecuGen Corporation 0.55 USA
19 Crossmatch Technologies 0.62 USA
20 Precise Biometrics 0.65 Sweden
* Source: http://fingerprint.nist.gov/minex/
ABOUT MINEX TESTING
The Minutiae Interoperability Exchange Test (MINEX) is an ongoing evaluation of the INCITS 378 fingerprint template. The test program has two mandates; 1.To provide measurements of performance and interoperability of core template encoding and matching capabilities to users, vendors and interested parties; 2.To establish compliance for template encoders and matchers for the United States Government's Personal Identity Verification (PIV) program.
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About the National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST)
Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a measurement standards laboratory which is a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. The institute's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve quality of life.
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