Bionopoly’s consumer products unit FingerGear announced on Wednesday the launch of what they claim is the world’s first bootable USB flash drive with Biometrics. The company is offering the Bio Computer-On-a-Stick USB Flash Drive in capacities of 1GB, the starting price has been pegged at US $149.
The Bio Computer-On-a-Stick USB Flash Drive will pave the way for you to do away with the usual start up process of your computer and directly boot to it. This is because the bootable USB flash drive has a built-in operating system of its own. The system further contains OpenOffice to support Microsoft Office files, the Mozilla FireFox web browser, an email client, as well as an instant messaging client which supports services like Yahoo and AOL and a PDF creating program.
Bionopoly is exuding confidence that its bootable flash drive will hit off well with the end users because of the strength of its state-of-the-art feature. CEO, Jon Lousi commented, “The USB standard has experienced one of the fastest adoption rates in the history of consumer electronics. The next wave of FingerGear USB devices now allows you to carry your entire Desktop Software Environment. With capacities up to 8 Gigs, the Computer-On-a-Stick can essentially replace your hard drive. The COS, and now the Biometric edition, offer the ultimate combination of desktop portability and advanced security.”
On the data security front and providing access to the valid users, an area that is the core expertise of Bionopoly, our bootable flash drive boasts of a fingerprint sensor for one-swipe secure data access and a large font LCD display.