By incorporating biometrics into its point-of-sale product, PulseWallet lets shoppers access registered electronic wallets at participating merchants. Registration at a PulseWallet terminal should take less than a minute, and users are authenticated within a second.
The technology is based on Fujitsu’s Palmsecure technology. The sensors in palm secure works by shining a near infrared light captures vein pattern. The sensor works by shining a near-infrared light to capture vein patterns in a person’s palm without touching the skin, and that is matched against the palms of other pre-registered users. Fujitsu says the vascular pattern cannot be duplicated and provides low false-accept and rejet rates.