Children Multimodal Biometric Database (CMBD)

Children Multimodal Biometric Database (CMBD) consists of iris, fingerprint, and face images of over 100 children (age range of 18 months to 4 years), acquired over two sessions. The iris images are captured using Cross-Match iris scanner, fingerprints are captured using Cross-Match L-scan slap fingerprint scanner and face images are captured using Nikon D90 DSLR. It has data for 106 across both the session and for all 3 modalities.

The database can be downloaded from the following link.

Children Multimodal Biometric Database (CMBD) (7.21GB)

To obtain the password for the compressed file, email the duly filled license agreement to with the subject line "License agreement for Children Multimodal Biometric Database (CMBD)"
NOTE: The license agreement has to be signed by someone having the legal authority to sign on behalf of the institute, such as the head of the institution or registrar. If a license agreement is signed by someone else, it will not be processed further.

This database is available only for research and educational purpose and not for any commercial use. If you use the database in any publications or reports, you must refer to the following papers:

  • P. Basak, S. De, M. Agarwal, A. Malhotra, R. Singh, and M. Vatsa. Multimodal Biometric Recognition for Toddlers and Pre-School Children, In IEEE International Joint Conference On Biometrics, 2017.