Biometric tool works by measuring blood vessel patterns

Tuesday, 11 July 2006, 5:56 PM EST

In the not-too-distant future, trips to your bank or office may include a little palm reading. With its first round of funding, Snowflake Technologies is betting that its vein-viewing technology will become the new standard in biometrics.

Using the same near-infrared scan technology developed by its parent company, Luminetx, Snowflake plans to bring to market next year a device to verify an individual's identity by reading vein patterns in the palm.

At InformationWeek.

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