The NB-2023-S2 shield board with assembled NB-2023-S2-VAIX (SPI) fingerprint module is a fingerprint development shield for the DragonBoard 410c development board by Arrow Electronics. The mezzanine includes a software Development Kit (SDK), which can be downloaded from NEXT Biometrics Support Portal The NB-2023-S2 shield board has been paired with the DragonBoard 410c development board and used as a one solid piece of hardware (However, other 96Boards may be compatible). Such a set allows to the user easy evaluation of the connected NB-2023-S2-VAIX fingerprint sensor module at ARM Cortex-A53 64-bit powered platform.

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The NEXT Biometrics NBDK-2023-S2-VAIX-DB is a biometrics development kit for Arrow Dragonboard®. It supports image capture, feature extraction and matching.

The development kit includes:

  1. NB-2023-S2-VAIX-POD fingerprint sensor module.
  2. NBDK-202x-S2 DB-410c shield board for Arrow Dragonboard® 410C.
  3. Software Development Kit for Linux and Android.
  4. AIX biometric algorithm license (embedded in the NB-2023-S2-VAIX-POD finger module).

The Software Development Kit comprises:

  1. NB-2023-S2 SPI sensor drivers for Linux and Android.
  2. NB Biometrics AIX API libraries with cutting-edge minutiae based biometric algorithm engine providing fingerprint template extraction and ultra-fast 1: N matching.
  3. Demo application for Linux.

Technical Specifications

NB 2023-S2-VAIX Sensor Specifications:  
Sensor Technology NEXT Active Thermal™ sensing (patented)
Active Sensing area 11.9 x 16.9 mm2
Pixels 180 x256
Resolutions 385 ppi (pixel size 66 µm * 66 µm)
Image scan time 0.53s
Ingress protection Ready for IP68 (note: sample housing in development kit not IP rated)
Fingerprint module interface SPI
Biometric algorithm license NBBiometrics AIX SDK License included
NB Biometrics AIX Library Specification:  
Fingerprint enrolment (full process from finger detection to capture and extraction) ~970 ms (to be confirmed)
1:1 matching time* 7.5 - 8ms
Biometric performance False-match-rate 0.01 % (default, configurable) False Non-Match Rate (FNMR):1% (at default FMR)
Maximum Fingerprint Database 1000 templates
Shield board Specifications:  
Total dimensions 53 x 40 x 14 mm
Weight 18g
Power Supply 3.3V
Physical interface to fingerprint module 12-pin FFC connector
Ordering Options for the development Kit Development Kit with Shield board for Arrow Dragonboard® (NBDK-2023-S2-VAIX-DB)

Note: Measurement taken on reference DB platform (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (APQ8016), 4 x ARM Cortex A53 64-bits, 1.2GHz, 2GB RAM, Linux linaro-alip 4.9.56).