Technologists And Bankers See You PAYING WITH YOUR PALM VERY SOON
New biometric authentication products use the arrangement of veins in the palm to identify each person uniquely. Japanese tech companies Fujitsu and Fujitsu Frontech have released two new biometric authentication products, the Fujitsu Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro and the Fujitsu Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board, which can be embedded to equipments.
Fujitsu claims that the products have higher identification accuracy and offer greater functionality for identifying individuals from a huge data base of palm vein registered users […] Fujitsu and its partner said they are working on new markets for palm vein authentication for ‘walletless’ payment system that can replace cash and plastic cards.
The company claims that the palm vein authentication, one of the leading technologies in biometric system, uses the unique patterns of veins in the palm for identification. It further claims that this technology is highly accurate and very difficult to forge. According to Fujitsu, the technology is presently being employed to verify customers at Bank ATMs, for PC access in companies and for room access in hotels.