A laptop that recognizes its owner

The Denver Post, 12/23/2007:

In a twist on the old RCA advertisement showing a dog listening to its master's voice coming from a phonograph, Asus has created a laptop that uses its camera to scrutinize the user and, if the master's face is familiar, lets the person log on without a password.

The laptop, named the U6, scans the face, examines the proportions and then identifies the user.

It is aimed at style-conscious users willing to pay a premium for a computer that weighs only 3.6 pounds including the battery and DVD burner. The exterior cover comes in either a lacquered brown (the U6S at $1,800) or a glossy white (U6E at $1,750).

The laptop also is dressed up with a pebbly leather palm rest that matches the cover and frame, a touchpad for moving the cursor and, for those who don't trust the camera, a fingerprint scanner.

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GCO Gamer4045d ago

Thats cool do you know when it coming out because i don't want to read all of the story.

jinn4044d ago

the appearance doesn't look all that good