LiveDet 2011

Clarkson University and University of Cagliari announced LivDet II: Liveness Detection Competition 2011. This was held as part of the Biometric Consortium Conference and Technology Expo 2011. The First Liveness Detection Competition (LivDet) was held in 2009.

The competition had two sub-competitions:

  • Part I: Software-based
  • Part II: System-based (NEW)

Algorithm Dataset (for Part I)

Dataset Sensors Model No. Resolution (dpi)  Image Size Live Samples Spoof Samples
#1 Biometrika FX2000 500 312X372 2000 2000
#2 Digital Persona 4000B 500 355X391 2000 2000
    #3 Italdata ET10 500 640X480 2000 2000
#4 Sagem MSO300 500 352X384 2000 2000


LivDet 2011 was open to academic and industrial organizations. The competition is complete and release of the liveness database for researchers in the field is available upon request. If you would like to receive the dataset, please send the following information to

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Mailing Address

The final reports are available at LivDet 2011-Fingerprint Liveness Detection Competition 2011 Final Reports.