NEC announced to launch the world’s first fingerprint scanner, This latest technology simultaneously get fingerprint and finger vein characteristics without physical contact. The device model (HS100-10) has weighs less than 90g, it has USB2.0 interface allowing users to connect it with PC/laptops. NEC claims that the new hybrid scanner with a dynamic technology offers better security, due to its dual scan method.
Moreover, since scanner is contactless, it is healthy against sweaty fingers, which is a problem on the usual contact-based fingerprint verification devices.
NEC will demonstrate the HS100-10 at “Pulse 2011″ in Las Vegas and delivery will start this May.