laptops

Healthcare-Focused Lenovo Laptop Features Crossmatch Fingerprint Reader

Healthcare-Focused Lenovo Laptop Features Crossmatch Fingerprint Reader

“Integrating Crossmatch’s fingerprint reading technology into Lenovo’s new ThinkPad lets healthcare professionals keep their data secure and control who is accessing it without slowing them down while providing care.” – John Hinmon, Vice President of Marketing, Crossmatch A new healthcare-focused laptop from Lenovo uses biometric security to help keep patient data safe, thanks to Crossmatch.…

Panasonic Brings Crossmatch Security to Toughbook Devices

Panasonic Brings Crossmatch Security to Toughbook Devices

“By offering DigitalPersona to our Toughbook customers, we’re ensuring they can continue redefining what it means to be mobile and how work gets done with the security that today’s digital world demands.” – Brian Rowley, VP of Marketing and Product Management for Panasonic System Solutions of North America Panasonic is taking advantage of Crossmatch technology to secure…

Acer Switch 5 Features Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor

Acer Switch 5 Features Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor

“For added security, Acer has embedded a Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensor into the Switch 5’s power button, a design move that appears to emulate recent high-profile fingerprint sensor integrations in Apple’s MacBook Pro and Huawei’s Matebook X.” Acer’s newest convertible laptop has a built-in fingerprint sensor, with the biometric technology having been provided by…

New Devices May Signal a Biometric Revolution in PCs

New Devices May Signal a Biometric Revolution in PCs

Is a biometric revolution starting to get underway in the world of PCs and laptops? Two newly announced devices represent further steps in that direction. Huawei’s Matebook E is a convertible tablet featuring an embedded fingerprint sensor; while it’s technically a mobile device with an attachable keyboard, it runs on Windows 10 and an Intel…

FPC CEO Sees ‘Obvious Opportunity’ in PCs in Q3 Update

FPC CEO Sees ‘Obvious Opportunity’ in PCs in Q3 Update

Fingerprint Cards continues its upwards trajectory. The company has issued its Q3 corporate update, and reports a remarkable rate of continuing growth. For the quarter, the company attained revenues of SEK 1,862.3 M, an increase of 93 percent against Q3 of 2015. The company attained an operating profit of SEK 766.8 M, and an operating…

Gaming Laptop Uses Biometrics for Contactless UX

Gaming Laptop Uses Biometrics for Contactless UX

PC gaming electronics specialist Alienware has announced a new notebook that features eye-tracking technology from Tobii Tech. It’s called the Alienware 17, and there are a number of ways in which it takes advantage of the technology. One is a function called ‘Wake on Gaze’, which brings the notebook out of sleep mode when the…

Lenovo Yoga 910 Laptop Features Fingerprint Sensor

Lenovo Yoga 910 Laptop Features Fingerprint Sensor

“… the Lenovo Yoga 910 laptop will leverage the biometric security of Windows Hello.” Lenovo has announced a few new computing devices at this week’s IFA 2016, and they all feature Windows 10. While the new Lenovo Yoga Book and the Lenovo Miix 510 will be able to take advantage of Windows Ink with their stylus…

Developer Materials Hint of Biometrics For New Macs

Developer Materials Hint of Biometrics For New Macs

Developer materials for macOS Sierra, the next major update of Apple’s operating system for Mac computers, offer hints of what’s to come with new Mac devices, reports 9to5Mac. The developer resources for Apple’s APIs include bits of code referring to “LED” functions, suggesting that a future Mac device could feature the OLED touch bar predicted…

News Roundup: Here Come The Biometric Smart Cards

News Roundup: Here Come The Biometric Smart Cards

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off Border Control & National ID Month in our featured articles section while law enforcement biometrics and smart cards with fingerprint sensors made huge headlines in the industry news. Mobile biometrics, FinTech, and physical access control rounded out our coverage in an eventful week for identity tech. Here’s a look back…

New Dell Devices Offer Login at a Glance Via Windows Hello

New Dell Devices Offer Login at a Glance Via Windows Hello

Dell has announced a new line of Inspiron two-in-one tablet computers at this week’s Computex trade show. Among its new products are the Inspiron 7000s, all of which sport a number of features including biometric login. The devices are available in 13″, 15″, and 17″ models, and each features a 6th Gen Intel Core processor.…

Synaptics Launches Biometric USB Dongle

Synaptics Launches Biometric USB Dongle

Synaptics has launched a USB key featuring its Natural ID fingerprint scanning technology. In a statement announcing the new USB dongle, the company explained that it’s “small enough to remain unobtrusively installed in any notebook USB port,” and highlighted its functionality with Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello, the Windows 10 security system enabling biometric authentication…

New Acer 2-in-1 Brings Biometrics to Budget Computing

New Acer 2-in-1 Brings Biometrics to Budget Computing

Acer has announced two new budget-priced notebooks, and one of them features a fingerprint sensor. The devices are actually two-in-one tablet-based notebooks, each with a 10″ detachable display and Intel Atom processor. The Switch One 10 is priced at $199, while the Switch V 10, sporting a USB-C port and a fingerprint scanner, is priced…