Mobile and network security provider AuthenTec has released the AuthenTec AE2750, a fingerprint sensor designed for use in mobile commerce applications.
The AE2750 contains many features found in smart sensor designs, such as a 192 pixel by 8 pixel fingerprint sensor array. It also offers hybrid fingerprint matching on a sensor match and host match, AES, RSA and SHA encryption block and One Time Password generation. The device can mount on smart phones, tablest and touchscreen-enabled mobile devices.
Security elements of the system feature hybrid, on-chip fingerprint matching and confirmation, encryption of enrolled fingerprint templates and user credentials and an encrypted SPI system interface. The device is optimized for NFC-based smartphone architecture to enable direct contact with payment applications within the secure element upon user authentication.
The AE2750 is currently available for purchase. AuthenTec is demonstrating the product in the Mobile Commerce Pavilion at CTIA Wireless 2012 in New Orleans.