If you still have Upek Eikon fingerprint reader then it is very unlikely that you will receive any support from Apple to get this device working on MS Windows or Linux. Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader. After installation you can start enrolling your fingerprints , one fingerprint is sufficient however it is recommended to enroll more than one in case of injury. The TCS4C sensor which is built into the Upek Eikon is a swipe sensor , which means that you have to swipe your finger over the sensor. This increases the risk that someone gains access to the files containing your fingerprints. Anti-spoofing technology counters attempts to fool the fingerprint reader.
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SteelCoat protective coating provides added protection of fingerprint sensor for rugged environments. This is not a problem since MS Windows 7 automatically detected the Upek Eikon, and identified it as a TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor without needing any additional drivers.
The Upek Eikon fingerprint reader has a good-looking design and is not too big when compared to other fingerprint readers. However we do not recommend protecting all your credit card information, all your passwords and most private information using just a fingerprint. From then on you can use your fingerprint reader for loginto unlock the gnome screensaver and even to sudo in a shell.
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The TCS4C sensor which is built into the Upek Eikon is a swipe sensorwhich means that you have to swipe your finger over the sensor. When using Fingerprint GUI the fingerprints are saved on your computer harddisk, and not on the device. This increases the risk that someone gains uprk to the files containing your fingerprints.
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Review : Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader
According to Upek their fingerprint reader works on the following operating systems: There is an enrollment screen where you can enroll one or more fingerprints, and eiko enrollment your Upek Eikon fingerprint reader can be used to login, to unlock the gnome screensaver and to sudo in a shell.
Upek Protector Suite includes a small training module which learns how to scan your fingerprints.
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Review : Upek Eikon Fingerprint Reader
Anti-spoofing technology counters attempts to fool the fingerprint reader. Touch sensor ideal for multi-user applications where no user training is required. We tried fooling the Upek Eikon with fingerprints that were printed on transparency using a laser printer and with fake silicon fingerprints.
Go big or go home. Your fingerprint will not unlock the gnome keyring, so to enter for example a wireless secured network you will still have to enter a password at each login. When you are already logged in, and you swipe your fingerprint then the biomenu pops up.
The software is easy to install and to use on MS Windows. Upek Protector Suite for Linux has only limited functionality, but it works well on Eion 9. Using such fake fingerprints it was very difficult to fool the liveliness detectionby eiko the plastic we got the device to actually read the fake fingerprints from time to time but when we got to that point we received each time an error message that the reading was too short.
The Eikon family of USB fingerprint readers provide quick and reliable biometric authentication by leveraging UPEK’s proven technology, from swipe sensors found in millions of laptops to government certified touch sensors.
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After installation you can start enrolling your fingerprintsone fingerprint is sufficient however it is recommended to enroll more than one in case of injury. The Upek Eikon is an excellent choice for home users who are tired of keeping eeikon with passwords.
Upek does not provide software which is compatible with the latest Linux Distribution versions, but as you will see in the section for Ubuntu For this review we tested the Upek Eikon fingerprint reader on Ubuntu 9. Installation is more difficult, therefore refer to Upek Eikon on Ubuntu