Windows fingerprint scannerIn recent years, Microsoft focuses on non-standard methods of information protection. As you know, Windows 8, there is a graphical password, and PIN. Another promising area is the controller Kinect – in the future he will be able to recognize faces and scan the retina.

The operating system Windows 8.1 will support integrated fingerprint reader, writes The Verge referring to representatives of Microsoft.

The new version of the operating system Windows 8.1 will be equipped with a scanner for fingerprint recognition. A similar function was present in previous versions of the OS, but its software and drivers for the device belonged to the third-party vendors. In Microsoft noted that the fingerprint scanner support was made possible thanks to the close cooperation with the “two – three” manufacturers of such devices whose names were not disclosed. Continue reading