Motorola debuts snap-on biometric attachment

TAMPA, Fla.'Motorola has announced the availability of a
new biometric snap-on device for its MC70 and MC75 handheld digital
assistant devices.

The Motorola Mobile AIFS snap-on device offers a 508 DPI
single-digit fingerprint scanner that is Federal Information
Processing Standard 201-certified, as well as an International
Organization for Standardization (ISO) 7816 contact card reader and
an ISO 14443-compliant contactless reader.

The included software allows personnel to enroll up to 10
digits. The optional contact and contactless smartcard readers can
be used to verify the identity of individuals against secure
documents such as ePassports, ID cards, visas or employee ID

The snap-on device has been designed to match the rugged
standards of the MC70/75 devices for use in harsh environmental

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Patrick Marshall is a freelance technology writer for GCN.


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