[fprint] Driver for Upek Eikon Touch 510?

Vasily Khoruzhick anarsoul at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 00:45:48 PDT 2014

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 6:05 AM, Nils Ole Tippenhauer
<nils_tippenhauer at sutd.edu.sg> wrote:
> Hi list,

Hi Nils,

> I get the following info on dmesg when connecting the scanner:
> usb 1-6: New USB device found, idVendor=147e, idProduct=2016
> usb 1-6: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
> usb 1-6: Product: Biometric Coprocessor
> usb 1-6: Manufacturer: UPEK

They're using the same IDs for 3rd device... Weird.

> With the default libfprint from Ubuntu 14.04 (20080303git-ubuntu), the
> UPEKE2 driver is loaded in fprint-demo. As far as I can tell, UPEKE2 is
> line-based, so the driver is probably incorrect.
> I took the latest libfprint git and disabled the UPEKE2 driver. In that
> case, the upektc_img is loaded (sometimes referred to as upekts_img).
> With that driver, an image is scanned, but it looks garbled. My guess it
> that it is still assuming the device is line-based (from a brief look
> into the code).

Well, I'm surprised that it was able to communicate to this device :)

> Can anyone give me some pointers towards getting the 510 working?

Join #fprint channel at irc.freenode.org, and I'll try to help you
with debugging this issue.


> Cheers,
> Nils

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