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fingerprint flowcode component?

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Hi guys!, I´d like to know if there is some fingerprint flowcode component so that can be programed?.

I have Flowcode 6.

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Hi ganimides2017,
There is currently no fingerprint Flowcode component.
This was requested here for Flowcode V6

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Hello,

I'm currently adding new v7 components for Click and Grove modules. I can add this sensor to the list if you like.

https://www.seeedstudio.com/Grove-Finge ... gJQXPD_BwE

Though it's a new development so I'm afraid it's v7 only.

The code I'm going to use to port into Flowcode is available here so you could have a go at porting into v6.

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Seeed ... ibrary.rar

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Hi Ben

That going to be interesting, the sensor looks like the one I've bought to use with the Arduino, though mine was branded Adafruit.
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Does anybody know if the fingerprint sensor, mentioned above, ever were implemented in FC7? Or am I just blind and can´t find it?

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Hello,

No I never managed to get around to this though I can put it back on the list.

However it's potentially something you can do yourself.

I recently wrote a guide on how to create components using the CAL components as building blocks.

https://www.matrixtsl.com/wiki/index.ph ... Components

Hopefully this should get you started but let us know how you're getting on.

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Hi Ben.
Thanks alot for the quick reply.
I´ll give it a try and post the result here later.

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Hi,

What fingerprint device are you thinking of?

I just recently purchased a sparkfun device and will have a crack at it shortly...maybe we can do a joint project?

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Hi, I wrote and posted a simple component for a fingerprint reader. see:
viewtopic.php?f=66&t=19427

This was for a fairly old scanner & by chance I posted it just before Elektor published an article about the scanners ( and the protocol for the newer model looked very similar). I think I posted the source, but any queries or help I can offer please ask. note there is no support for simulation, so it could be extended to a 'proper' component by someone if needed...

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This highlights a possible opportunity for Flowcode ( I'm sure has been mentioned before)

What is needed is a simple way to offer components ( for example take a look at how this is done in Clickteam Fusion 2.5), We need a centrally maintained list of components made easily accessible ( within FC itself rather than trawling the forum)

These could be free or charged for (with the author receiving a percentage of the price). This would give an incentive to write more components and would also help promote Flowcode , whilst discouraging reinvention of the wheel, making programming more productive and fun!

It would help if Matrix could open source some components and document the simulation macros.

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Hi all.
Thanks for all the feedback, I´ll try too describe the problem.

I have a client that currently are using an RFID tag/card passage system designed by me and it has been working prettu much ok fore a couple of years, but now the RFID tag/card doesn´t provide a high enough security level anymore, so I need to implement a fingerprint sensor combined with the RFID system, preferably something that can be coded in FC7.

For example: The RFID tag opens a door tied too the person who owns the RFID tag, but to actually use the equipment behind the door I need to be sure that it actually is the right person and not just a stolen or lost RFID tag beeing used by someonelse.

As a part of the problem, I need to store at least 800 fingerprints.

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As a part of the problem, I need to store at least 800 fingerprints.
- the version I used stored the grand total of 20 fingerprints and the newer version 200 (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14518) (Users 1-200 press here Users 201-400 here .....)

The fingerprint 'templates' can be stored remotely and re-loaded to the scanner device from a central store (but I can't think of many benefits other than 'timed' access controls?)

It might be worth investigating something like https://www.thebarcodewarehouse.co.uk/s ... gLSdfD_BwE - though I couldn't see how many fingerprints this stores (if any - it might pass the processing to the host PC)

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