Kensington’s New Fingerprint Reader Provides Home windows Hi to Any Desktop PC


Uninterested in typing your login knowledge each time you get up your PC? Kensington’s new VeriMark fingerprint sensor(*20*) provides Home windows Hi verification to any desktop PC for $80. Simply plug it right into a USB port for safe tap-and-go get right of entry to in your pc, your e-mail, and every other instrument suitable with Home windows Hi or biometric verification.

With a small shape ingredient and a 3.9-foot USB cable, the VeriMark fingerprint sensor must have compatibility at any workstation, even supposing your PC is hidden away out of your table. It helps as much as 10 fingerprints, sports activities Home windows Hi Certification for Home windows instrument and login, and exceeds the business usual false-rejection and false-acceptance charges for venture biometric scanners. (Extra in particular, it has a 2% FRR and 0.001% FAR.)

The VeriMark fingerprint sensor additionally helps single-factor verification and multi-factor verification. With multi-factor verification, venture customers and industry can in fact building up the protection in their PCs by way of requiring a typed password and a fingerprint scan. In fact, multi-factor verification is much less handy than the scan-and-go manner, and folks much more likely to go for single-factor verification at house.

However this isn’t Kensington’s first enterprise-grade fingerprint reader. The corporate additionally sells a cordless VeriMark fingerprint dongle(*20*) for laptops. The smaller dongle prices part the cost of Kensington’s new VeriMark scanner, and it’ll paintings simply fantastic with any desktop pc—even though you might want a (*9*)USB hub(*20*) or (*10*)extension cable(*20*) to set it in a handy location to your table.