Synaptics provides mouse fingerprint reader and spacebar touch




Synaptics will demonstrate at CES mice that come with fingerprint readers allows users should be able to quickly login to their systems and sites. Also shows the manufacturer Thermaltake’s Poseidon Touch with touch space bar, which opens soon.

Synaptics demonstrates his Iron Veil technology for integrated fingerprint readers in the Thermaltake Black FP-mouse, but the state of the manufacturer are also seen mice LiteON, Solid Year and EVGA with fingerprint readers. Readers are incorporated in the side, on the spot where the thumb rests. Users can mouse as usual grasp after which the authentication. This should allow users to quickly, for example in Windows login password without having to key in.

It also supports the technology FIDO, which also log is possible, for instance websites. According Synaptics is the integration of the tiny fingerprint reader in the mouse a good solution to the problem that biometric authentication using fingerprints from desktops lagging behind smartphones and tablets, among other things because in keyboards is not a good place for it.

Additionally, Synaptics demonstrated last year announced SmartBar. The manufacturer makes space beams via a capacitive sensor layer touch sensitive, so the user can easily select text and can zoom in and out by pinching. The touch sensitive areas can be programmed to link other commands to the multitouch gestures. The first keyboard with SmartBar is Thermaltake’s Poseidon Touch and mass production would have started this, after the sale, for an undisclosed price, is expected to begin soon.

Synaptics Iron Veil SmartBar
Synaptics Iron Veil SmartBar
Synaptics Iron Veil SmartBar
Synaptics Iron Veil SmartBar
Synaptics Iron Veil SmartBar


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