Barcoding in Biometrics and Its Development

  • Nazym Kaziyeva
  • Georgy Kukharev
  • Yuri Matveev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11114)


The problems of using barcoding in biometrics and its applications are discussed. An overview of the existing solutions to this problem is presented for the different biometric modalities: face, iris, fingerprints, DNA, voice, etc. It is shown that the factor limiting the use of barcoding in biometrics was the low capacity of barcodes. It is noted that at present this problem is being solved within the framework of color barcodes. In this case, the problems of barcoding in biometrics and its applications can be solved in a new way, and examples of these solutions are given in the article.


Biometrics Biometric modalities Barcoding Linear Two-dimensional and color barcodes 



This work was financially supported by the Government of the Russian Federation (Grant 08-08).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ITMO UniversitySaint PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.State Electrotechnical University “LETI”Saint PetersburgRussia

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