Palm Vein Recognition Solution Named the Winner in the Best Security
Solution for Healthcare Category
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, announced today that its PalmSecure palm vein authentication solution was named the winner in the Best Security Solution for Healthcare Category as part of Network Product Guide's 2008 Best Products and Services Readers Trust Awards. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide.
"We are honored that PalmSecure has been selected as part of Network Product Guide's 2008 Best Products and Services Readers Trust Awards," said Joel Hagberg, vice president, marketing and business development, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. "The selection of PalmSecure as the Best Security Solution for Healthcare validates the benefits PalmSecure offers to hospitals and other healthcare organizations worldwide. We will continue our commitment of offering one of the most accurate, cost-effective patient identification technologies to help healthcare companies safeguard against medical identity theft, protect patient privacy and meet HIPAA compliance requirements."
Fujitsu's PalmSecure is a physical and IT biometric security solution that uses cutting-edge palm vein pattern recognition technology for identification. It is a contactless device that offers an easy-to use, hygienic solution for verifying identity that is much more accurate than other biometric offerings. PalmSecure uses a near infrared light to capture a person's palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric template that is matched against pre-registered users' palm vein patterns. This advanced, vascular pattern recognition technology provides a highly reliable form of authentication with extremely low false acceptance rates. PalmSecure protects sensitive information and access to critical systems while facilitating compliance with various industry regulations. It also has many additional practical applications, including patient identification systems within healthcare organizations.
"Increased end-user awareness and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products and services," said Rake Narang, editor in chief, Network Products Guide. "The Fujitsu PalmSecure exemplifies cutting- edge innovation by providing a highly accurate authentication technology that can be used to identify patients as well as to manage physical and IT access. PalmSecure's cutting-edge, non-invasive technology made it a logical choice for the best security solution for healthcare."
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Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 160,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.3 trillion yen (US$53 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com.
About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.
Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. currently offers products and services including hard disk drives, scanners and scanner maintenance, broadcast video solutions, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000. For more information, please see: http://us.fujitsu.com/fcpa.
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