Photos: Palm-reader in security's future

At CeBit, Fujitsu shows off its biometric scanner, which identifies people by looking at the veins in their hands.

Palm-reader in security's future

At CeBit, Fujitsu demonstrates its Contactless Palm Vein Authentication System, a biometric scanner that identifies people by looking at the veins in their hands.

Credit: Dan Ilett, ZDNet UK


Palm-reader in security's future

Fujitsu's technology works by scanning a hand from a short distance. It then uses infrared light to scan for hemoglobin.

Credit: Dan Ilett, ZDNet UK


Palm-reader in security's future

Final scan shows the vein patterns in the palm, which are difficult to forge, according to Fujitsu.

Credit: Dan Ilett, ZDNet UK


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