DigitalPersona Announces Windows 7 Support for Its Enterprise, Developer and Consumer Products
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ — DigitalPersona, Inc., a leader in fingerprint identity and authentication solutions, today announced that DigitalPersonaÃ‚® Pro, DigitalPersonaÃ‚® Personal, the One TouchÃ‚® for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) and the U.are.UÃ‚® family of fingerprint readers, support Windows 7 and are available now.
“With the general availability of Windows 7, customers need security applications and management tools that can be used on both new and legacy Windows systems,” said Jim Fulton, vice president of marketing at DigitalPersona. “Enterprises, developers and individuals on Windows 7 can now enjoy the security, accuracy and ease of management of our fingerprint biometrics products that they have relied upon on Windows XP and Windows Vista.”
DigitalPersona for Enterprise
DigitalPersona Pro is centrally-managed software that manages and enforces strong authentication in organizations of all sizes. DigitalPersona Pro provides single sign-on for business programs and applications via fingerprint authentication. The solution enables businesses to know who is using corporate assets, simplifying compliance efforts. In addition, it offers a fast return on investment by reducing the need for helpdesk support for lost or stolen passwords, cutting costs while increasing enterprise security.
DigitalPersona for Developers
DigitalPersona’s leading developer solutions, the One Touch for Windows SDK and U.are.U line of fingerprint readers, give developers the ability to add fingerprint authentication to their Windows applications. With the support for Windows 7, developers will be able to adapt their applications for this key operating system change. The development kit includes an API to provide image capture from DigitalPersona fingerprint readers, feature extraction, fingerprint enrollment and matching in ANSI C, C++, C#, Java, VB.NET as well as Active X/COM programming environments.
Easy to install and use, the U.are.U family of fingerprint readers is ergonomically designed and offers a powerful combination of size, accuracy and performance for handling hard-to-read fingerprints. It has an unobtrusive, blue illumination that provides a professional appearance, particularly for commercial settings. Its high level of accuracy makes it ideal for applications where users share PCs.
DigitalPersona for Consumers
DigitalPersona Personal is the easy-to-use suite of identity protection software for consumers. Users can replace passwords with fingerprints to protect and restrict access to a computer as well as to log on to email, online banking or other favorite websites or programs. Its File Protection add-on secures confidential files such as financial records and other private documents, all with the simple touch of a finger.
DigitalPersona, Inc. is a leading provider of fingerprint identity and authentication solutions for enterprises, consumers and custom application developers. The company offers software and hardware that protects people and businesses by enabling them to control their digital identities. For end users, DigitalPersona provides strong identity protection that’s uniquely easy to use; the company’s business solutions help organizations address growing security, compliance and loss prevention demands. DigitalPersona’s award-winning technology has been used worldwide by over 95 million people, and its solutions are offered by market-leading manufacturers such as HP, IBM, Dell and NCR. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.
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