Plug-in Functions

The following topics discuss the functions you can use to create the adapter plug-ins that make up a biometric unit:

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Engine Adapter Functions

An engine adapter generates biometric templates from captured samples, matches samples to existing templates, and indexes templates.

Sensor Adapter Functions

A sensor adapter wraps a biometric device and provides a standard interface that enables the Windows Biometric service to configure the sensor, capture samples, and control the flow of biometric data to the processing engine.

Storage Adapter Functions

A storage adapter manages template databases.