Failure to Enroll Rate (FTE)

Failure to Enroll Rate (FTE) definition

Describes the proportion of enrollment transactions in which zero subjects are successfully enrolled in a biometric system. FTE can apply to overall enrollment or to the enrollment of specific biometric instances, such as enrolling different fingers in a fingerprint-based system. Image sample quality and user-system interaction can influence FTE.

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Use Cases

Biometric Fingerprint Civil Identification

Civil Identification

Biometrics for a National Identity Systems