For users on the go, a portable PC is an indispensable tool, for the user on the go, the need for security is also extremely high. A PC that travels with users can be easily stolen or lost and can put the user's information and data at risk.
In a bid to reduce this risk and improve security with portable PC's, fingerprint biometrics are utilized.
For consumers looking for this latest in protection, Samsung (News
) has included in their new Q1 Ultra model ultra-mobile PC (UMPC), with fingerprint sensors from AuthenTec.
The Q1 Ultra utilizes AuthenTec's (News
) AES1610 fingerprint sensor to enable on the go consumers to feel secure and confident about the data on their device.
The solution also features AuthenTec's Power of Touch and "Always-On Authentication" which provides the ability to securely access the computer with just the swipe of a finger and with out compromising convenience or security.
"Because mobile devices such as notebook computers and UMPC's are easily lost or stolen, the integration of AuthenTec's fingerprint sensor is a valuable upgrade to our newest UMPC offering," Mr. J.H Kim, product planning manager of Samsung commented in a statement to the press.