Thanks to biometric technology, you could soon gain entrance to your workplace, hotel room or the gym by simply waving your hand toward a nearby scanner at the front door.
Company president and innovator Joel Burcham says it works by photographically capturing a fingerprint in enough detail to match against a database. He says this technology can be enhanced by adding facial and iris-recognition technology.
IDair works with the military, but this new technology could open up doors for the company to work commercially for clients who want extra security.
- IDair’s New Fingerprint Reader Captures Prints from 6 Meters Away (cryptogon.com)
- IDair lets you register your fingerprints from afar (ubergizmo.com)
- A Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Prints From 20 Feet Away (newsworldwide.wordpress.com)
- Distant fingerprint scanner (wired.com)
- IDair has a fingerprint scanner from standoff distance (phys.org)