MANHASSET, N.Y. Veridicom International Inc. announced Monday (May 2) it has chosen a processor from semiconductor supplier Atmel Corp. for inclusion in its portable biometric identity product line.
Veridicom (Seattle, Wash.), incorporates Atmel's (San Jose, Calif.) processor in its VKI-V, a portable USB-attached PC device that secures corporate and personal information. The integration of Atmel's processor into Veridicom's product provides built-in access to locked storage and file encryption with fingerprint sensor matching technology. Data files, financial information, medical records, passwords, and other sensitive information can be securely stored on the device without the need to install drivers or other software on computers.
In addition, VKI-V supports multiple applications such as PC and network login, file encryption, email signing, and multi-factor authentication. The device will also support the secure storage of personal information to enable integration with corporate and consumer applications such as loyalty programs, secure distribution of digital entertainment files, access to web services, and other applications requiring greater convenience and security.