Biometric Devices Design Guide

This section describes how to write user-mode drivers that work with the Windows Biometric Driver Interface (WBDI). WBDI is the driver interface of the Windows Biometric Framework (WBF). WBF ships with Windows 7 and later versions of the Windows operating system.

This section contains the following topics:

Getting Started with Biometric Drivers

Supporting Biometric IOCTL Calling Sequence

Using WinUSB in a WBDI Driver

Installing a Biometric Driver

Managing Queues in a WBDI Driver

Creating a Device Interface for a WBDI Driver

Supporting Secure Channels in WBDI Drivers

Using WBDI with Non-PnP Devices or proprietary stacks

Hardware Considerations for Biometric Drivers

Ranking a Biometric Driver on Windows Update

Testing Biometric Drivers

Signing WBDI Drivers



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