Fujitsu Computer Products of America, a developer of various technologies including biometrics, has won the Network Products Guide Reader Trust Award in the health care category for its PalmSecure palm vein identification device. The annual award is given based on a product or service that best addresses the changing needs of an industry and its users.
PalmSecure is a device designed to scan vein patterns in a user’s palm via a near-infrared camera as a means of recognition or authentication. How it is ideal in the health care industry is that the device is contact-less and therefore can be used on a number of patients while still maintaining industry hygienic standards. Additionally, the product touts very low false acceptance rates and can be used either as a way to identify individuals or for IT access control.