Microsoft's new Modern Keyboard has an integrated fingerprint reader

MSKBFPHELLO

Microsoft has announced the Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID, a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) keyboard with integrated Windows Hello-compatible fingerprint reader.

The aluminium clad peripheral can be used with Windows 10 systems, macOS laptops and desktop and the latest Android systems.

Since the keyboard can work both with and without wires, it'll appeal to a wider audience as it can accommodate needs of people in accordance with their preference - a wired connection or wireless. The new fingerprint identifying keyboard touts a "coming soon" tag with no other indication as to when it will be available for the general public.

Iran blames Saudi for promoting "terrorism" in its borders
While Iran backs President Bashad al-Assad, Riyadh follows a US-led coalition for changing the regime with the help of insurgents. The fingers of blame were pointed at Saudi Arabia and the U.S. , who were accused of being behind the attacks.

Microsoft had a healthy mouse and keyboard division many years ago which paved the way for many modern advances.

If you closely look at the Modern Keyboard, you'll not be able to discern the presence of the fingerprint sensor on the same. And because typing in a password every time I want to unlock my computer is a pain, I don't use a password, which is a awful, insecure idea.

According to Microsoft, the Bluetooth range is up to 15 meters in open air.

Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election
In the process, he appeared to blur the definition of what executive privilege is and how it works - and how it doesn't. They also asked if he held a secret meeting with the Russian ambassador without disclosing it to investigators.

For the new Modern Keyboard, the company has built a fingerprint reader right into the keyboard, similar to Apple's offering on the Macbook Pro.

"We iterated relentlessly to improve each layer, making sure they came together to create a flawless typing experience that felt like any other key." the company stated. Mission accomplished. Once you get it set up, you can simply place your finger over the Fingerprint ID key and your computer will greet you.

The mouse has a rounded design and is silver in colour and features discrete function buttons, as well as a metal scroll wheel. The built-in battery can last up to two months.

BA Computer Crash: Passengers Face Third Day of Disruption at Heathrow
In September, British Airways said a computer problem in its check-in systems caused delays and long lines at numerous airports.

Share

Related News

  • Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

    Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

    The result takes Team New Zealand one step closer to a Cup Match with Team USA, with a flawless showing on Sunday enough to send them through.

    Was Otto Warmbier North Korea's Only American Prisoner?

    Surrounded by North Korean guards, Warmbier delivered a highly scripted "confession" that appeared to have been written for him. That meeting followed an earlier, secret meeting last month between Yun and high-level North Korean officials in Oslo.

    Coats, Rogers Won't Discuss Talks With Trump About Russia Probe

    Republicans and Democrats on the panel examined and cross-examined the group - picking over their answers repeatedly. We will not discuss private conversations in a public hearing.
  • Shift in Cuba policy would be failure for United States , says expert — Interview

    Shift in Cuba policy would be failure for United States , says expert — Interview

    Even opponents of Obama's policy said they didn't expect much from Trump's proposal. The Havana U.S embassy will stay open.
    Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

    Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

    Mark Warner, D-Va., vice chair and ranking Democrat, jointly announced that Sessions would testify Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. Because of Comey's testimony, Sessions says he wants to talk to the same committee Comey did.
    Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

    Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

    The Sunday papers are filled with anonymous sources briefing that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is considering a leadership bid. This would give the Tories the numbers to pass a Queen's Speech on Monday 19 June, which will set out their legislative agenda.
  • Carlos Gonzalez dropped to fifth in Rockies' lineup on Monday

    Carlos Gonzalez dropped to fifth in Rockies' lineup on Monday

    RED SOX 6, PHILLIES 5 (11 ) Dustin Pedroia singled home the winning run in the 11th inning to lift host Boston over Philadelphia. Less than five weeks removed from surgery for testicular cancer , Jameson Taillon was back on the mound for the Pirates Monday.
    UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

    UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

    In a message to KHOU 11, Barth's father stated "We don't have any comment except to say that Zack is going to be fine. Roger Williams (R-Texas, 25) choked back his emotions as he recounted the situation. "Hats off to the U.S.

    Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

    JELENA Ostapenko has completed an extraordinary grand slam fairytale, upstaging Simona Halep to win the French Open . However, she admitted that when she came across a grass court for the first time, it was hardly love at first sight.
  • I'm not emotionless: MP CM begins indefinite fast for peace amid farmers

    I'm not emotionless: MP CM begins indefinite fast for peace amid farmers

    As many as eight farmer unions, including the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) staged protest in 17 out of 25 districts in Punjab. The government had also assured that moong and tuar will be procured from farmers from June 10 at minimum support price.
    Kurdish-led SDF enters Raqqa city

    Kurdish-led SDF enters Raqqa city

    The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights also reported that the SDF had already seized a number of positions inside the city. The assault overlaps with the final stages of the US-backed attack to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh.

    Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

    The sources from state security have pointed to Iranian Kurds affiliated with Islamic State the likely perpetrators. The parliament held a funeral ceremony for the victims in Tehran on Friday attended by the top brass.