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The Black FP gaming mouse: Fingerprint security for passwordless logins

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Tired of coming up with creative, secure passwords and remembering all of them? Enter the Black FP, a new Gaming Mouse with fingerprint security created by Tt eSports the gaming division of Thermaltake.

The Black FP promises a "safe, secure and passwordless experience" for its users, using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) specification which has been approved by the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA). With a 256-bit advanced encryption, the Black FP provides “maximum protection” for its users.

Tt eSports explains: “With the use of the Fast Identify Online (FIDO) UAF standard, the BLACK FP provides interoperability of the security mouse and addresses the problems users face when trying to create and remember multiple usernames and password by creating a strong, safe and secure passwordless experience.” - Source

Further, the Black FP uses the latest biometric sensor sporting “Iron Veil” tech by human interface solution developer Synaptics Inc. According to Tt Esports, the sensor offers “speedy and intuitive fingerprint authentication with strong, safe, secure windows and website login.”

What all this means for gamers is that they can enjoy a biometric security solution where remembering passwords is a thing of the past; incorporated into a mouse that meets their gaming needs.

More than just fingerprint security

The Black FP isn’t just about fingerprint security. The Gaming Mouse also has a plethora of features to satisfy your gaming needs.

Black FP features include:

  • "On-The-Fly DPI adjustment Buttons
  • Red illumination Lighting System
  • 4 Level DPI Indicator
  • Highly responsive mouse buttons
  • Weight System ADJUSTABLE Nickel-plated weights 4.5g X 5
  • Laser Sensor AVAGO 9500 DPI ranges from 100 DPI to 5700 DPI
  • JAPANESE Brand OMRON Switches
  • Fingerprint recognition sensor SYNAPTICS Ironveil technology"

You do need to have Windows 10 installed to get the most out of the Black FP’s fingerprint security. The Command Center, which includes account login and the mouse’s software works on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. However, the security center functions including Web Account Login, as well as File and Folder encryption / decryption is exclusive to Windows 10 systems.

At the time of writing there is no local price or release date for the Black FP just yet. On the Black FP’s official product page, the Gaming Mouse is listed at $59.99 which is R859.44 at the current Dollar to Rand rate.

Watch the product video for the Black FP by Tt eSports below and then tell us what you think about fingerprint security on a gaming mouse in the comment section.

Sources: Tt eSports | Main Image Credit: Tt eSports

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