Security

Solar-Powered Motion-Sensing Strobing Screech Alarm (NOVEMBER THANKO ROUND-UP PART 3 OF 3)
Set this bad boy to 1. Eagle Screech, 2. Dog Bark, or 3. Gun Shot (the three alert sound options), crank the volume up to 10, and sleep well knowing that flashing lights and obnoxious sounds will keep your trash safe and unmolested.
Fingerprint ID Padlock: Go Ahead and Lose Your Keys!
Japan is a screamingly safe place, but things do of course get stolen. Until now, that has meant using combination or key padlocks of some sort - both of which function on a fundamentally forgettable opening mechanism. Now your digit of choice is the key, and the pattern of your parts the combination.
Fujitsu Announces Iris-Scanning Security Tech for Smartphones and Other Devices
Intent on making our next generation of mobile and other electronic devices and services more secure and conveniently accessible, Fujitsu has successfully integrated an iris-scanning infrared camera and LED system into a prototype smartphone.

Elecom is going to release 2 models of new night vision cameras in late October: a wireless model "NCC-EWNP100WH" for 31,880 yen and a wired model "NCC-ENP100WH" for 29,310 yen.

Fujitsu boosts security for multi-service palm-vein authentication system

Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a new identification technology, which enables palm-vein identification to be used securely in a wider range of situations.

Conventional palm-vein identification works by comparing complex vein patterns extracted from images of the user's palm. By contrast, Fujitsu's new technology extracts characteristic components from the vein patterns, and uses them to generate 2,048-bit reference codes which are used for comparison.