Fingerpad reads your palm and fingerprints through the air

The arena of biometrics has just taken security to the next level with a new method of identifying an individual's unique hand characteristics without even making contact.

The new HS100-10 from NEC is a device that scans both your fingerprint and unique vein pattern to correctly confirm your identity. Equipped with a USB port of easy transmission of data to your company's PC, this new measure of security not only ensures authenticity, but is also a positive nod to the germaphobes among us. The device (price TBA) is scheduled to be go on the commercial market in May.

Via Akihabara News

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