PalmSecure by Fujitsu is an authentication system that utilizes the latest in biometric security technology. Answering a worldwide need from governments to the private sector, PalmSecure is a contactless, palm-vein device offers an easy-to use, hygienic solution for verifying identity.
The palm vein device works by capturing a person's vein pattern image while radiating it with near-infrared rays. The deoxidized haemoglobin in the palm vein absorbs these rays, thereby reducing the reflection rate and causing the veins to appear as a black pattern. This vein pattern is then verified against a pre-registered pattern to authenticate the individual.
Fujitsu researched the best physical position for vein authentication, and came to the conclusion that palm is the most suitable place. Vein patterns are unique to individuals and contain detailed characteristics so a template can be formed for each user. The sensor of the palm vein device only recognizes the pattern if the deoxidized haemoglobin is actively flowing within the individual's veins.