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Old 05-15-2005, 07:05 AM   #1
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Is there a cheap fingerprint scanner that works under linux (biometrics)


Hi
My brother is a windows user. I have tried to convert him but have had no luck. He is very rude about linux. Recently he bought a microsoft fingerprint scanner and goes on about how useful it is and how there is no such product for linux

Is he right. I have looked for a linux compatible fingerprint scanner but cannot find one. If anyone knows of a reasonably cheap one could you please let me know. I would love to see the look on his face.

Paul
 
Old 05-15-2005, 07:40 AM   #2
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Supported Operating Systems

* Microsoft ® Windows ® Mobile ®
* Symbian ® 6.1, 8.x
* Qualcomm REX
* Linux
http://www.authentec.com/getpage.cfm?sectionID=11


they probably have several products with linux support, i'm not sure, check-out their site...

 
Old 05-15-2005, 03:11 PM   #3
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thanxs for your post

I can't find any prices or products for authentec. Their website is ultimately confusing but thanks anyway
 
  


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