IBM adds fingerprint scanner to T42 ThinkPad notebook

Posted on Tuesday, October 05 2004 @ 14:59 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM has added biometric security to its ThinkPad notebook line, claiming that the technology is now ready for prime time.

IBM has added a fingerprint scanner to its T42 ThinkPad notebook chassis and will offer the technology as an option on a dozen or so additional models, according to Clain Anderson, program director of security and wireless technology at IBM.

More info at eWeek

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