TITLE

Product trades passwords for prints

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Ken
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
PC Week;09/07/98, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at U.are.U, a biometric device from Digital Persona Inc. that identifies computer users by scanning their fingerprints. Price; Platforms the device works with; Security issues; System requirements; Contact information.
ACCESSION #
1044201

 

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