FingerKey: application to unlock the computer using fingerprint Touch ID [video]




What if you work in an office with confidential information, but is forced to periodically leave the workplace for coffee or cigarettes? FingerKey application allows to make after leaving the user to unlock the Mac could only via fingerprint iPhone. Moreover, this is only possible if the smartphone user is in close proximity to the computer: a data between two applications exchange technology Bluetooth.


As planned by developer Leonardo Luizari in order to bypass the lock screen Mac, you simply need to touch your finger to the biometric sensor. However, for everything to work properly, you need to initially install on your mobile and PC related software and sync the device through the wireless module.

After this will lower the curtain of the Center notified the iPhone and touch the icon Touch ID. The application works with any computer equipped with a module Bluetooth 4.0. The list of supported models – MacBook Air release no earlier than 2011, MacBook Pro 2012 and 2013, iMac 2013 and Mac mini until 2011


FingerKey unlocking allows you to configure multiple computers and supports 256-bit encryption AES. The application is compatible with iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s / 5c on the operating system iOS 8. Currently available only client for the Mac, but versions for Windows and Linux will be very soon.

How to configure FingerKey, you can see in the video the developer:

FingerKey available in the App Store for 66 rubles . Free client for Mac is available for download on the official website of the developer.

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