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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