Luxund, a developer of biometric authentication software, has released a new biometric login application that is compatible with Windows Vista and both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7, according to a CNET article. The software, called Blink!, was previously only compatible with the Windows 7 32-bit version, but this new version also promises more stability, reliability and security than its predecessor.
The application is a free download and utilizes a user’s existing webcam to authenticate identities via face recognition wherein the application touts it is even able to recognize faces with sunglasses on. Some of the additional features of the application include management of multiple user profiles and a choice of replacing or adding onto standard password-based security.
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