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Video: Fujitsu PalmSecure offers biometric authentication for Windows

Fujitsu's PalmSecure technology offers several advantages over other biometric security devices, like fingerprint scanners. But those advantages don't come cheap. At CES 2009, Bill Detwiler saw a demonstration of a PalmSecure-enable mouse being used to access Windows.

Fujitsu's PalmSecure technology offers several advantages over other biometric security devices, like fingerprint scanners. But those advantages don't come cheap. At CES 2009, Gerald Byrnes, Manager Biometrics and Strategic Planning at Fujitsu, gave me a demonstration of a PalmSecure-enable mouse and the company's LOGONDIRECTOR software being used to access Windows.

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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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