Bio USB Flash Drive Reads Fingerprints

Amtel Corp. and FingerGear on Monday jointly introduced the Bio USB Flash Drive, which uses the Amtel FingerChip Sensor to recognize up to five authorized usersi fingerprints and enable access to its contents. The tiny drive features a USB 2.0 port and comes with a USB extension cable and a lanyard. It comes in three colors -- blue, silver or clear -- and is available in 256MB (US$149), 512MB, 1GB, 2GB or 4GB capacities. Only the 256MB model is currently available. Mac OS X v10.1.2 or higher is required.

The Bio USB Flash Drive