Mobile Biometric Authentication by Face Recognition for Attendance Management Software

  • Cristian Zambrano-Vega
  • Byron Oviedo
  • Jorge Chiquito Mindiola
  • Jacob Reyes Baque
  • Oscar Moncayo Carreño
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 895)


In this paper we present bioFACE, a novel mobile application for the biometric authentication by face recognition of the users of the attendance management software provided by the Human Resources department of the State Technical University of Quevedo. This application converts the smartphones in a biometric device that allows register the workday entries and workday exits from any place inside of the university campus. The user-location is validated by the GPS coordinates using the Android Geofence API and the biometric authentication of the users (employees and professors) is carried out by face recognition performed by Microsoft Face API features.


Mobile biometric authentication Face recognition Mobile smart applications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultad de Ciencias de la IngenieríaUniversidad Técnica Estatal de QuevedoQuevedoEcuador
  2. 2.Facultad de Ciencias EmpresarialesUniversidad Técnica Estatal de QuevedoQuevedoEcuador

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