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Futronic Announces Microsoft Vista and Windows 2008 Server Support for its Fingerprint Logon Software

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Futronic Technology Co. Ltd.
1016A Profit Ind. Bldg
Kwai Fong, N.T., Hong Kong (prc)



Press release date: February 29, 2008

HONG KONG, Feb. 29 - Futronic Technology Company Limited, a global provider of biometric software and hardware products, today announced that the latest version of its FinLogon (fingerprint-logon) software supports Microsoft Vista and Windows 2008 Server.

FinLogon is fingerprint authentication software for Microsoft Windows Logon control using proprietary fingerprint recognition technology. By a finger touch, computer users can logon Windows of local computer or Active Directory of Windows Server. Password is replaced by fingerprint. This makes the life of computer users and system administrators simpler and easier but with enhanced computer and network security. There are 2 Editions for FinLogon, Personal and Enterprise, to target different users and applications.

FinLogon Personal Edition is mainly for personal users. It works on Windows 2000, XP, Vista 32 bit and 64 bit. It uses customized Gina technology on Windows 2000/XP and the Credential Provider component of Vista to provide Logon control using fingerprint. This is free software and can be downloaded from Futronic webpage. It is only necessary for customers to buy the Futronic FS80 USB2.0 Fingerprint Scanner to use it.

FinLogon Enterprise Edition targets corporate customers for logon Server using fingerprint in networked computers environment. There are Client and Server components. The server component works on Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server which uses Active Directory Schema Extension technology and integrates seamlessly with Active Directory. Client component works on Windows 2000, XP, Vista 32 bit and 64 bit. Once it is installed in client computer, all domain users can logon Active Directory by a finger touch. Installation is very easy and can be set up and running in 2-3 hours. Futronic charges per user license fee for FinLogon Enterprise Edition. That is, enterprises pay according to the exact number of users. No setup charge, bundle and additional fee. It is a very cost effective solution.

Besides Windows Logon control, FinLogon also includes two free software tools which come in the FinLogon Add-On pack to provide more secure and convenient computing environment:

1. One Touch Password Filler - It can replace any "username + password" pair by a finger touch when logon to any Windows and Web-based software.

2. Fingerprint File Encryption - It can encrypt and decrypt both files and folders by a finger touch.

Both share the fingerprint database of Finlogon so that it is only necessary for users to register fingerprint once.

About Futronic Technology Company Limited

Futronic develops and manufactures fingerprint recognition hardware and software products. Its mission is to provide advanced fingerprint recognition products and solutions to customers who need enhanced security in identity management. With proprietary fingerprint recognition algorithm, Futronic provides fingerprint recognition products and solutions for physical access control, computer and network logon, identity management and E-commence. For more information, please visit http://futronic.com.hk/ .

Contact:

Futronic Technology Company Limited. Tel: +852-24087705 Fax: +852-24082572 Email: inquiry@futronic.com.hk

Source: Futronic Technology Company Limited

CONTACT: Andy Ip +852-2408-7705 fax +852-2408-2572 inquiry@futronic.com.hk of Futronic Technology Company Limited

Web Site: http://futronic.com.hk/
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