A card based on Microsoft Biometric ID Technology contains the following information:
Microsoft Biometric ID Technology - ID Creation
A portrait photo of the individual.
Textual information about the individual, which depends on the type of ID card. For
example, a driver’s license typically includes information about the
individual, such as first name, last name, date of birth and
physical characteristics such as height and weight.
Some textual information about the issuing authority that supplied the card
Once this information is entered into the system, the Microsoft Biometric ID Technology card
creation software accomplishes the following:
Creates a cryptographic hash of the textual data using a standard algorithm such
Compresses the facial features present on the portrait photo
Digitally signs the hash and the compressed facial features, using the private key of the
Creates a bar code that comprises the information (from Step 3)
Prints the portrait, textual information and bar code on the ID card
ID Creation (iris as biometric example)