12-07-2008 01:13 PM
01-05-2009 02:42 PM
I think that Bus 002 Device 004: ID 08ff:2810 Authentec, Inc is the fingerprint reader!
I am also looking for the correct way to use it. Thinkfinger doesn;t support this device though..
Can somebody share their experiences please..
05-08-2009 05:45 AM
The new thinkpads use a different vendor for their fingerprint reader.
Thinkfinger does not support AuthenTec unfortunately.
So, the short answer is No, the fingerprint reader is not supported in Linux.
AuthenTec AES2550 & AES2810
There are new scanners in AuthenTec's range, which according to the specifications do fingerprint matching in hardware. We also have reason to suspect the protocol is encrypted, although the question is then: can we disable or break the encryption?
We need help in the following areas: