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Smart Fingerprint Sensor For Laptop Computers

AuthenTec : 27 June, 2011  (New Product)
The AES2665 smart fingerprint sensor is now in production for use on laptop computers providing multiple functions and LED feedback to the user

AuthenTec is now in volume production of its newest smart sensor for the PC market, the AES2665. This new smart sensor, which is integrated in AuthenTec’s durable TouchStone package module, gives PC and tablet users effortless security, enhanced aesthetics and touch-powered conveniences including personalization and LED feedback. AuthenTec’s AES2665 smart fingerprint sensor is available now in high volumes and is being integrated in multiple notebook PC models from a top PC manufacturer.

“Our newest sensor module adds to the industry’s largest portfolio of fingerprint sensors for laptops, tablets and mobile devices, and combines the best features and functions of our smart sensors with our smooth and durable TouchStone packaging. Our AES2665 offering creates a lighted LED module that’s a complete, easy-to-integrate solution for today’s notebooks and tablets,” said Art Stewart, AuthenTec Vice President of Smart Sensor Solutions. “We have already begun volume shipments of this attractive and versatile module for new consumer notebooks, and as we move through 2011 will be shipping our smart sensors to all of the top ten PC OEMs that offer models with fingerprint sensors.”

The AES2665 module offers an easy integration path for PC and tablet makers and enhanced durability and fingerprint functionality for end users. The module includes a smart sensor integrated into AuthenTec’s TouchStone chip-on-flex packaging to provide outstanding surface durability and product longevity. The AES2665 sensor module features a bi-color programmable LED to provide users quick visual feedback on sensor functions. Smart sensor features and functions are fully optimized when used on a PC equipped with AuthenTec’s TrueSuite and HP SimplePass 2011 identity management software. TrueSuite is available for download on the Company’s Web store at

The AES2665 combines a USB2.0 full speed interface with compact size and low voltage, low power operation. This new sensor features AuthenTec’s proprietary live layer fingerprint imaging technology and pattern-based matching algorithms for outstanding biometric performance. It offers industry leading performance including Ability-To-Enroll (99 percent) and False Rejection Rate/False Acceptance Rate (less than 1% FRR at 1 in 500,000 FAR). This helps to ensure PC and tablet users are able to easily authenticate with one swipe of the finger while providing very high levels of security.

AES2665 Module Features

* Smart sensor embedded in durable 3.1mm thin, 22mm X 14.6 mm TouchStone package module

* 4 Pin, 1.0mm pitch FPC connector

* 192 x 8 pixel sensor array provides 500 DPI resolution

* 128-bit AES image encryption

* USB 2.0 Full Speed Interface

* Multiple battery-friendly operating modes @ 3.3V

* Integrated low-power finger detection with remote wakeup capability

* One-time Password (OTP) capability

* Cursor and menu navigation capability

* Compatible with AuthenTec TrueSuite and HP SimplePass 2011 software

* Ultra-hard surface coating offers >8H scratch hardness withstands >10 million rubs

* Colour variations available (standard colour is black)

AuthenTec smart sensors have been incorporated into millions of notebooks, tablets, netbooks and PC peripherals to provide convenient security and other touch-powered features including personalization and navigation. AuthenTec sensors are used in notebook models from 9 of the world’s top 10 PC manufacturers, or all of the top 10 PC OEMs who offer fingerprint-enabled PCs today. In addition to smart sensors, AuthenTec provides complete embedded and downloadable security and identity management solutions that ensure effortless security from the client to the cloud.

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