WINBIO_CAPABILITY Constants

WINBIO_CAPABILITY Constants

The following fingerprint sensor sub types are WINBIO_CAPABILITIES values that can be used as a bitmask for the Capabilities parameter of the WINBIO_UNIT_SCHEMA structure. These refer to the onboard sensor capabilities.

Constant/valueDescription
WINBIO_CAPABILITY_SENSOR
0x00000001

The sensor can capture biometric data.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_MATCHING
0x00000002

The sensor can match biometric data to an identity.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_DATABASE
0x00000004

The sensor contains an onboard database.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_PROCESSING
0x00000008

The sensor can perform biometric processing.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_ENCRYPTION
0x00000010

The sensor can encrypt biometric data.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_NAVIGATION
0x00000020

The sensor can act as a mouse pad. This is currently not supported.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_INDICATOR
0x00000040

The sensor contains an indicator light.

WINBIO_CAPABILITY_VIRTUAL_SENSOR
0x00000080

The sensor adapter manages its own connection to the biometric hardware.

Note  This constant applies only for Windows 10 and later.
 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winbio_types.h (include Winbio.h for client applications or Winbio_adapters.h for adapters)

See also

Client Application Constants
WINBIO_UNIT_SCHEMA

 

 

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