Fingerprint identification technology for its implementation in the Schengen Information System II (SIS-II)
This report presents the results of a JRC study on the readiness and availability of Automatic Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) technologies for their introduction in the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS-II), The study summarises a review of the scientific literature, visits to authorities managing AFIS in nine Member States and in the United States of America and consultations with eu-LISA and with AFIS vendors. An external scientific board of international experts reviewed the results and conclusions of the study. The report concludes that AFIS technology has... reached a satisfactory level of readiness and availability and proposes a series of recommendations in order to accomplish a successful implementation of a SIS-II AFIS.
- Corporate author(s): Institute for Health and Consumer Protection Themes: Information technology and telecommunications, Fundamental rights
- Subject: biometrics, border control, data protection, free movement of persons, information system, information technology, police cooperation, public safety, research report, Schengen Information System