Lumidigm® V-Series V371 Fingerprint Reader

It combines the industry-leading biometric authentication of HID Global’s multispectral fingerprint sensors and best-in-class contactless OMNIKEY® desktop card-reading technology for strong multi-factor authentication.

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South Africa President Jacob Zuma
 receives his Smart ID Card.
Source: GCIS


  • Best Available Biometric Performance —  Integrated Lumidigm V-Series fingerprint sensor provides industry-leading biometric authentication.

  • Detects Fraudulent Verification Attempts — Award-winning liveness detection easily distinguishes between fake and legitimate biometric characteristics. 

  • Streamlines Access for Authorized Users — Convenient interface lets authorized users quickly validate their identities and be on their way

  • Eliminates Fraud Due to Shared or Stolen IDs — Multi-factor authentication with a biometric ensures no user can be verified with someone else's ID card.

  • Leverages Biometric Features of Smart Cards — Biometric citizen ID cards may be used for assured authentication in any application where a card alone is not sufficient proof of real identity.

DISCLAIMER: The Lumidigm V-Series V371 Reader, as sold, does not perform match-on-card functionality. Match-on-card functionality may be covered by one or more patents, including US Patents RE43,333 and RE44,034, owned by third parties. The V371 should not be used to perform match-on-card functionality without first determining whether a license is needed and obtaining such a license as appropriate.

The Lumidigm® V371 Reader combines industry-leading biometric performance of HID Global’s multispectral fingerprint technology and its best-in-class contactless OMNIKEY® RF card-reading technology into a single, integrated unit for strong multi-factor authentication. Expanding on the success of the Lumidigm V-Series fingerprint sensors and modules, this HID Biometrics solution enables customers to leverage biometric smart ID cards for a range of applications where real identity verification is critical.

The patented multispectral imaging capability of the Lumidigm V371 reads fingerprint data from both the surface and the subsurface of the skin to deliver superior, single-try biometric performance across all populations,

including users with poorly-defined or damaged fingerprints. Award-winning liveness detection prevents the use of fake fingerprints to verify against a borrowed or stolen smart card. These biometric capabilities are combined with contactless card-reading technology to provide strong authentication in one device. 

The V371 provides a quick, singlehanded interface for user convenience. With the easy-to-integrate and compact V371, multi-factor authentication can be effortlessly and cost-effectively implemented in applications such as government benefit distribution, voter ID, bank account applications, high-value financial transactions, healthcare eligibility verification, and e-prescribing. 


  • Lumidigm multispectral imaging fingerprint technology.

  • Convenient, single-handed interface with contactless card cradle

  • Flexible single-factor and two-factor authentication options

  • State-of-the-art liveness detection technology adaptable against future spoof threats.


  • Supports MIFARE® Classic, MIFARE DESFire® 0.6, and MIFARE DESFire EV1 contactless cards.

  • Easy integration with the Lumidigm software development kit (SDK).

  • Indicator lights: blue, green, red.

  • USB 2.0 interface.

  • ANSI 378 and ISO 19794-2.


  • ANSI 378 and ISO 19794-2 / ​​MINEX III certified fingerprint template and algorithm (with SDK 6 or higher).

  • Biometric verification (1: 1) and identification (1: N) functions (performed on the USB host device).


Lumidigm® V371


  • Technology  

    Image resolution / bit depth

  • Platen area  

  • Patented Lumidigm optical multispectral imaging  

    500 dpi / 8-bit, 256 grayscale

  • 0.7” x 1.1” (18mm x 28mm) ellipse


  1. Image out  

    Template out

  2. Score or verification (1:1)  

    Identification (1:N)

  3. Liveness detection  

    Latent protection

  • ANSI 381 compliant, ISO 19794-4:2011, FBI certified WSQ, Flat Binary  

    ANSI 378 compliant; ISO/IEC 19794-2:2011

  • Requires ANSI 378 template input  

    Uses ANSI 378+ templates as input

  • Included  



  • Verification (1:1)  

    Identification (1:N)

  • n/a on device; unlimited on PC  

    Up to 5000 users on USB host (SDK 6+); up to 1000 users per group, unlimited groups (SDK 5) Note: 1:N templates not compatible between SDK 5 and SDK 6


  • Contactless card interface  

    Supported smartcards

  • Supported credentials  

    Transmission rate

  • 13.56 MHz  

    ISO14443A/B ISO15693

  • MIFARE® Classic, MIFARE DESFire® 0.6, and MIFARE DESFire EV1 contactless cards  

    Up to 848 kb/s


  • Ingress protection  

    Operating temperature

  • Storage temperature  

    ESD Immunity

  •  IP65 at the platen / IP53 enclosure  

    0 to 60°C

  • -20 to 80°C  

    IEC 61000-4-2 4kV/8kV


  • USB  

    Indicator Lights

  • Operating systems supported


  • High-speed USB 2.0 Bus Powered  

    Blue / Green / Red

  • Windows 10 (32b/64b); Windows 8 (32b/64b); Windows 7 (32b/64b); Windows XP/2000 (Deprecated)  

    Encrypted  video for privacy/playback protection


  • Overall dimensions  


  • 79.2 mm x 124.3 mm x 63.2 mm (3.12" x 4.89" x 2.49")  

    Plastic, IP53


  • Supply current — operational

    Supply current — idle

  • +5 VDC 500 mA (peak)  

    +5 VDC 250 mA (typical)


  • Interoperability


    Device certifications

  • ANSI 378, ISO 19794-2:2011, ANSI 381, ISO 19794-4:2011, NFIQ compliant, MINEX III-certified algorithm  

    CE, FCC Part 15 Subpart C, RSS Gen, RSS 210, R&TTE Directive including EN 300 330, EN 301 489, RoHS, DEA, EPCS, Microsoft WHQL


  • Interface  


  • Operating system  

  • High-speed USB 2.0 (480 Mbps)  

    64 MB free RAM

  • Supported OS required (see Interface)

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