UPEK EIKON FINGERPRINT READER DRIVER

Since Fingerprint GUI only uses the fingerprint reader for access control to the computer and not to websites or for encryption of private data this is currently not a concern. Furthermore this biometric device is equipped with liveliness detection which makes it more difficult to fool than its precedessors. It is important to know that the available functionalities on MS Windows are very much reduced on Linux. When you are already logged in, and you swipe your fingerprint then the biomenu pops up. The software allows you to register fingerprint templates on the harddisk or on the device limited to 15 templates. The Upek Eikon fingerprint reader is targeted for single user applications, such as a home desktop computer. Upek Protector Suite includes a small training module which learns how to scan your fingerprints.

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Furthermore the Upek Eikon fingerprint reader has a nice design and is not too big when compared upek eikon fingerprint reader other fingerprint readers. After installing the package on Ubuntu and rebooting your computer, you first have to enroll one or more fingerprints. This increases the risk that someone gains access to the files containing fungerprint fingerprints.

From then on you can use your fingerprint reader for loginto unlock the gnome screensaver and even to sudo in a shell.

Protector Suite is very user friendly and includes a good explanation on how to use the Upek Eikon fingerprint upek eikon fingerprint reader. When you are already logged in, and you swipe your fingerprint vingerprint the biomenu pops up.

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For this review we tested the Upek Eikon fingerprint reader on Ubuntu 9. If you still have Upek Eikon fingerprint reader then it is very unlikely that you will receive any support from Apple to get this kpek working on MS Windows or Linux.

Upek fingerprint readers are integrated in Lenovo Thinkpad and Sony Vaio notebooks as well upek eikon fingerprint reader in certain notebooks of Acer, Asus and Dell. The software allows you to register fingerprint templates on the harddisk or on the device limited to 15 templates.

We tried fooling the Upek Eikon with eikin that were printed on transparency using a laser printer and with fake upek eikon fingerprint reader fingerprints.

Upek Erader Suite includes a small training module which learns how to scan your fingerprints. Installation is more difficult, therefore refer to Upek Eikon on Ubuntu Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader.

Review : Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader

Installation was simple, upe upgrading to the latest version of Protector Suite went with just two or three clicks of the mouse. Upek is a leading company when it comes to biometric fingerprint security solutions, for both physical and logical access upek eikon fingerprint reader.

There is an enrollment screen where you can enroll one or more fingerprints, and after enrollment your Upek Eikon fingerprint reader can be used to login, to unlock the gnome screensaver and to sudo in a shell. The TCS4C sensor upek eikon fingerprint reader is built into the Upek Eikon is a swipe fingerpritnwhich means that you have to swipe your finger over the sensor.

Using such fake fingerprints it was very difficult to fool the liveliness detectionby wetting the plastic we got the device to actually read the fake fingerprints from time to time but when we got to that point we received each time an error message that the reading was too short. Next to packages for Ubuntu and Debian, software versions for upek eikon fingerprint reader Linux distributions such as Fedora core 10 and Mandriva Linux are available.

Upek does not provide software which is compatible with the latest Linux Distribution versions, but as you will see in the section for Ubuntu However your fingerprint will not unlock the gnome keyring, so to enter for example a wireless secured network you will still have to enter a password at each login. It is important to upek eikon fingerprint reader that the available functionalities on MS Windows are very much reduced on Linux.

After installation you can start upek eikon fingerprint reader your fingerprintsone fingerprint is sufficient however it is recommended to enroll more than one in case of injury. This is not a problem since MS Windows 7 automatically detected the Upek Eikon, and identified it as a TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor without needing any additional drivers.

When using Fingerprint GUI the fingerprints are saved on your computer harddisk, and not on the device. Installation on Ubuntu 9. Furthermore this biometric device is equipped with liveliness detection which makes it more difficult to fool than upek eikon fingerprint reader precedessors.

Review : Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader

This review is not about these built-in fingerprint readers, it is about the Upek Eikon which is a desktop USB fingerprint reader. There is little technical information available on the type of encryption used by Ipek to store these data and this is still a USB device with all locks and keys placed close together, in most of such cases it takes only a few hackers with some spare time to figure out how it works.

The Upek Eikon fingerprin reader has a upek eikon fingerprint reader design and is not too big when compared to other upek eikon fingerprint reader readers.

The Upek eikon fingerprint reader Eikon is an excellent choice for home users who are tired of keeping up with passwords. Five successful readings are required to enroll a new fingerprint upek eikon fingerprint reader Protector Suite Upek Protector Suite for Linux has only limited functionality, but it works well on Ubuntu 9. However we do not recommend protecting all your credit card information, all your passwords and most private information using just a fingerprint.

This menu allows you to do a number of things on the fly: According to Upek their fingerprint reader works on the following operating systems: