Microsoft-Defined USB Driver Frameworks
This topic describes the Microsoft-provided driver framework for USB devices that do not have their own USB device class specification.
Microsoft provides a driver framework for some types of USB devices that do not have their own USB device class specification. Vendors who want to develop these types of devices should develop a device driver that uses the specified framework for the device type.
Currently Microsoft provides the following driver frameworks for the following USB devices:
USB biometric devices
Microsoft supports USB biometric devices (fingerprint readers) by providing the Windows Biometric Framework. For more information please see the Windows Biometric Framework website.