Fingerprint security for Mac OS X

AuthenTec announced a new fingerprint security solution – including an Eikon fingerprint sensor and TrueSuite identity management software – for Mac computers running Lion and Snow Leopard operating systems.

The new Eikon-TrueSuite offering from AuthenTec includes the following features:

  • Web site logon (new) – logon to websites with a swipe of the finger; no need to type passwords
  • QuickLaunch (new) -launch and logon to favorite websites; associate websites with different fingers
  • Easy fingerprint enrollment/setup
  • Mac logon
  • Fast user switching
  • Automatic updates (new) – ensure your software always incorporates the newest features.

“Based on the strong demand from the Mac community, we are pleased to offer a fingerprint security solution with features and functions that enhance the user experience and support the newest Apple OS,” said Tom Aebli, AuthenTec Vice President of Software and eCommerce. “AuthenTec is pleased to offer Mac users the same fingerprint security and convenience features already enjoyed by millions of Windows PC users.”

The new Eikon fingerprint reader for Mac and matching TrueSuite user software will be available in March for $59.95.