This is so cool! I really like the thought of not having to worry about forgetting my keys!
Biometric locks employ high-tech fingerprint recognition technology
to verify your identity before allowing a locked door to be opened.
Biometric locks characteristics
- Goodbye, keys. You’ll never leave your fingerprints in your other
pants, so biometric locks offer convenience and fast entry for an
- Biometric power. Many biometric security systems provide alternate key access in case the battery-operated system fails.
- The ouch factor. Some biometric scanners will no longer recognize your fingerprint if you get a cut or develop a scar.
- Price particulars. Biometric door locks range from $69 to $350 or
more, and are readily available at hardware stores and home improvement
Three innovative biometric lock ideas
- Safe keeping. The portable BioBox Fingerprint Safe
is sized (about 7x11x2 inches) for stowing small items such as jewelry,
cash, medications, or a firearm. Press your fingertip to the scanner
on top for quick one-second access. Stores up to 30 fingerprints for
multiple users, and operates on four AA batteries. Sells for about $200.
- Computer critter. BioCert Hamster IV Optical Fingerprint Reader
connects to any Windows PC as a security feature for your computer. The
device is designed to work with special software to capture
high-quality fingerprints from a wide range of traditionally difficult
fingers, including those from dry, wet, scarred, or aged skin, and in
bright ambient conditions such as under direct sunlight. Priced at about
- Alarming option. If someone tries to break the BioAxxis Biometric Deadbolt lock, an alarm sounds. Named the best fingerprint door lock by Good Housekeeping Research, the lock sells for about $69.