Fingerprint-recognition software may eliminate need for multiple passwords



By Arundhati Parmar, Finance and Commerce

“Call it “password fatigue.” For many of us, remembering multiple passwords is an annoying fact of 21st century life.  Now, a local company says it has the cure.

Chanhassen-based software company Indigo Identityware makes software, used in conjunction with biometric readers, that identifies people with a simple fingerprint, providing instant access to multiple applications. According to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Indigo Identityware raised $1.25 million earlier this year. The company is trying to raise more money now, but President and CEO Thomas Rheineck declined to say how much.”

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