-Thin Clients andFinger Vein Authentication-
In Japan (esp. financial institutes), biometric authentication is
becoming essential because of their needs of high security, not to mention worldwide markets.
Chart: Annual biometrics revenue by region, World Markets: 2015-2024 (by millions)
Transitioning away from passwords and to a stronger form of identity is one of the great challenges that we face in online computing, and we believe FIDO authentication, (...) is the pathway to success.
-- Windows Official Blog (13/2/2015)
“Microsoft Announces FIDO Support Coming to Windows 10”
Finger Vein Authentication
In Japan, vein authentication exceeded fingerprint authentication in 2011
(based on number of devices shipped), with almost 10% of CAGR expected.
Chart: Market share of biometric authentication hardware in Japan (Value of shipments, 2014)
Figure: Finger vein authentication (FVA)
Japan is the leader of vein authentication technology. Almost all vein-recognition patents are globally dominated by 3 Japanese companies.
Developing New Thin Clients
T4U has formed a business tie-up with mofiria Corp., a spin-off from SONY.
Together with Centerm and mofiria, we are developing FVA-installed thin client products.
To be released this autumn!