Fingerprint Cards Unveils New Biometric Solution for the PC Market

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Friday, August 14, 2020

Ted Hansson, SVP:Business Line Mobile, Fingerprint Cards AB

Fingerprint Cards AB has recently introduced biometric authentication solutions.

FREMONT, CA: Fingerprint Cards AB has recently launcheda new biometric solution. Succeeding various useful additions in Chromebooks, the demand for biometric authentication has increased as a more expedient and safer authentication process for the consumer and enterprise PCs. Fingerprints’ new solution is customized to be used across an increasing number of several form factors and use cases involving 2-in-1 convertibles, PC accessories, and notebooks. The company is estimating that the initial PCs integrating this new offering will be launched by 2020.

The software solution is suitable for Windows 10 operating system, and it can also be utilized by collaborating with a wide range of Fingerprint’s touch sensors. It even interfaces with Windows Hello and is acquiescent with the Microsoft Enhanced Sign-in (SecureBio). It fulfills the requirement of Microsoft that it has for its biometrics and security.

Fingerprints’ portfolio of similar touch sensors is accessible in different coatings, customizable colors, and shapes to support various designs and placements. It might also include being developed into the power button, on the keyboard, on the palm rest, and placed on the side.

“Market demand for biometrics within the PC market is growing, providing the perfect way to add convenient and secure authentication,” comments Ted Hansson, SVP Business Line Mobile at Fingerprints. “These solutions allow PC users, whether for personal or business purposes, to use their fingerprints to safely store their credentials and authenticate themselves with Windows Hello to unlock their PC, login, or make secure payments. All, crucially, without the hassle of using passwords or PIN codes which are easily forgotten and offer a second-rate user experience.”

A research team byFingerprints’ found that most customers (66%) are exhausted by PINs and passwords. Out of which, only 41% have admitted that they use a similar password in every service and app. 51% of consumers prefer utilizing biometrics so that they can authenticate themselves.

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