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Video: Fujitsu PalmSecure biometric physical access control system

Fujitsu's PalmSecure palm vein authentication technology can help you harden your high-security locations. At CES 2009, Bill Detwiler saw a demonstration of an access control system that combines the PalmSecure scanner and a keypad.

Fujitsu's PalmSecure palm vein authentication technology can help you harden your high-security locations. At CES 2009, Bill Detwiler saw a demonstration of an access control system that combines the PalmSecure scanner and a keypad.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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Bill Detwiler
Bill Detwiler

Traditionally, access to physical locations (buildings, high-security rooms, the wiring closet, etc.), have been handled by an organization's facilities or security department. Yet as devices are brought onto the IP network, many IT departments are finding they must manage physical, as well as network, security. Does your IT department manage physical access control systems in your organization? Take this quick poll and let us know: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=440

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