Biometric security in the palm of your hand

Tuesday, 1 March 2005, 10:39 AM EST

Fujitsu is launching what it claims will be the world's first biometric palm scanner, checking veins in the human hand to verify someone's identity.

The Palm Vein Identification System will be showcased at next week's CeBit Show in Hanover, and the company hopes it will render current biometric systems - including those based purely on fingerprints - obsolete.

By John Dunn at PC World.

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