Passwords may become pass&eacute; for notebooks.<P>MicronPC last week be-came the latest notebook vendor to unveil a model with built-in fingerprint-recognition capabilities. The biometric technology is in the Transport GX2. Earlier this month, Chem USA debuted its ChemBook 8600 with an optional internal biometrics fingerprint reader. Acer offers built-in biometric capabilities with its TravelMate line. And Dell sells external Identix biometric ...

InformationWeek Staff, Contributor

December 15, 2001

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Passwords may become passé for notebooks.

MicronPC last week be-came the latest notebook vendor to unveil a model with built-in fingerprint-recognition capabilities. The biometric technology is in the Transport GX2. Earlier this month, Chem USA debuted its ChemBook 8600 with an optional internal biometrics fingerprint reader. Acer offers built-in biometric capabilities with its TravelMate line. And Dell sells external Identix biometric scanners that work with its notebooks.

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