Hitachi’s new hand gesture biometric technology raises the bar for computer security

LONDON, 00:01 GMT, Tuesday 10th September: Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") today announced a first-of-its-kind biometric technology that allows users to unlock their computer by simply raising their hand. The intuitive biometric finger vein scanning technology is set to revolutionise computer security, challenging facial recognition, fingerprint scanning and password security as the easiest and most secure method of authentication.