Microsoft has prepared a keyboard Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID, which can be purchased for an estimated price of US $ 130.
Special feature is the presence of a fingerprint scanner for user identification by fingerprints. The corresponding sensor is located to the right of the space bar after the Alt key.
The keyboard can communicate with the computer via a wired connection or via Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 / 4.1 wirelessly. In the second case the operating range is 15 meters in open field and 7 meters indoors.
Two AAA batteries can provide up to two months of battery life. New endowed with low-profile keys. Dimensions are 420.9 × 112.6 × 19.3 mm; weight – about 420 grams.
Use the keyboard can be with computers running Windows and MacOS operating systems, as well as with mobile devices based on Android and iOS.
More information about model Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID is available here. Sales are reported to begin in the near future.