Nov 13, 3: Since Apple killed the company when they took over the technology, you have to find alternative sources to download the software, authentec. My iMac is still on Mountain Lion and I recently downgraded my Macbook Air from Yosemite to Mountain Lion as well because Aperture does not work when you need to run both of these OS’es; the fingerprint reader was not the main reason. If not, check each vendor. Nov 29, 6: May 28, 3:

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Secure your Mac: Eikon biometric security

Apple have recently applied for a touch id patent, and rumours abound that future iMacs, Powerbooks, etc. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: Does any one know of a way to enable finger print login on osx mavericks or osx Yosemite as it will be replacing mavericks for a eikon usb reader?

That you are using Mavericks? If I were to guess, I’d say that the login security in OS X which causes problems for software like LogMeIn, for example prevents these devices from working properly. It could have been invented by Apple! It’s interesting that Apple will disable a technology, like fingerprint scanning for authentication, before making an alternative available. Dec 3, 9: What software do you use rikon the Upek Eikon.


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I use the fingerprint readers to eikkn on to the Mac’s without using my password and to approve installing new software, when the OS asks for authentication.

I was using Protector Suite, but am told Truesuite is newer and better.

Yes, it uses Apple’s keychain. I have been trying to find one, and it appears that the manufacturers of these devices support Windows of many flavours, Linux, Android Thanks, this may be perfect.

Does your answer imply: Nov 4, 9: No, it uses Apple’s keychain. As I understand it, a checksum of your fingerprint is stored in the fingerprint scanner hardware, not the whole fingerprint. Jul 7, 6: Nov 30, 2: Yes, you can login the Mac with the fingerprint scanner, that is my main purpose; it makes it easier for my wife to use it and I can still configure a good password.

Read review on TrueSuite before you do This is certainly what I found when trying the various fingerprint readers from Eikon which claimed to be OS X compatible. Posted on May 28, Supports multiple computers so if you have a Mac Mini and a Macbook for example and allows proximity authentication as well as fingerprint erader.


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That you register your fingerprint in Users and Groups system preferences when promoted to enter? This software is malignant, do not download!! I would like to know the same thing.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I need to get a fingerprint scanner for one of the directors in the organization that I work for. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post.

That you don’t need dedicated software for login? Post as a guest Name. Nov 18, That you are using it now? Nov 19, 2: Email Required, but never shown.