Company Background


AFIS for civilian identification

The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), representing DERMALOG’s core product, is continuously improved in order to further guarantee reliable products: the algorithm to identify fingerprints in large-scale biometric databases. As a result, the DERMALOG AFIS is unbeaten in performance of fingerprint matching, without any loss of accuracy. Due to ongoing technical improvements DERMALOG has developed an identification system far ahead of its time. It has set the world record by matching around 3.6 billion fingerprints within one second.

DERMALOG High Speed AFIS provides a crucial contribution to avoid identity fraud. It prevents individuals trying multiple registrations at the same institution. In addition, the DERMALOG High Speed AFIS reliably traces duplicates and ‘ghosts’ in documents such as driver’s licenses, passports, gun licenses, voter registrations or in situations regarding pension payments etc. The High Speed AFIS can be combined with Face and Iris Recognition (ABIS).

Civil Services

AFIS is creating efficient processes for: Anti-drug agencies, tax agencies, social welfare, pension funds, elections, anti-corruption agencies, national registration, several other government departments and bank customers.

Biometric Documents

AFIS ensures counterfeit protection for numerous documents: National ID Cards, ePassports, drivers licenses, seafarers cards, civil servant’s cards, weapons licenses, health insurance cards, armed forces ID Cards

Border Management

AFIS as essential part of safety concepts: Border Control, Biometric Gate, visa management.

The DERMALOG AFIS meets the highest requirements of reliability and security. In combination with DERMALOG fingerprint scanners simple and intuitive solutions result.

The facts


Years of Experience and Research


Large-Scale Installations


Fingerprints within One Second

The World’s fastest Automated Fingerprint Identification System

  1. World ‘s fastest AFIS coding and matching while maintaining highest accuracy rates
  2. Best performances in recognition rates
  3. Outstanding low False Acceptance Rate (FAR) and False Rejection Rate (FRR)