Fujitsu to Present Biometric and Data Security Solutions for Medical Practitioners

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world's leading suppliers of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced that it will showcase its PalmSecure(TM) biometric security technology at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition, Feb. 12-16, 2006 in San Diego, Calif.

Fujitsu introduced this highly accurate(1), user-friendly, contactless, biometric authentication technology in June 2005, creating new security opportunities for healthcare providers in the U.S. and around the world. It works by capturing an image of the subject's internal palm vein pattern and matching that image against a pre-registered template. PalmSecure is currently being used with great success at the University of Tokyo Hospital for access control to high-security rooms that house patient records and other sensitive data. In addition to providing physical access control, PalmSecure is also used for data security acting as a gatekeeper to computer or network access.

At the conference Fujitsu will also give a special sneak preview of the new Mag EraSURE disk drive degausser that enables fast, quiet and secure disposal of sensitive data on most types of magnetic media. With its ability to permanently erase digital data from disk drives, back-up tapes and removable disks, any HIPAA-compliant medical facility can be assured that their confidential information and patient data will be protected.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America will be at booth # 4701. To learn more about Fujitsu technologies come by the booth or call Tiffany Leinassar (650-228-5171) to schedule a media/analyst briefing.

WHEN/WHERE: Event: HIMSS Conference & Exhibition Location: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif. Dates: Feb, 12-16, 2006 Booth #: 4701 Web Site URL: About HIMSS

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of human health. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., and other locations across the country, HIMSS represents approximately 17,000 individual members and more than 275 member corporations that employ more than 1 million people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systems' contributions to ensuring quality patient care. Visit for more information.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications products, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 Billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please see: .

About Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. conducts engineering and marketing activities in Sunnyvale, CA and sales operations throughout the United States. Fujitsu Computer Products of America currently offers products and services including scanners and scanner maintenance, hard disk drives, Magneto-Optical drives, palm vein recognition technology and 10Gb Ethernet switches. Fujitsu Computer Products of America is located at 1255 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or 408-746-7000. For more information, please see: .

(1) Internal research by Fujitsu resulted in a false acceptance rate of less than 0.00008% and a false rejection rate of only 0.01%. False acceptance rate is a rate at which someone other than the actual person is falsely recognized. False rejection rate is a rate at which the actual person is not recognized accurately.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Eileen Young Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc. 408-746-7297 Tiffany Leinassar Voce Communications, Inc. 650-228-5171

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CONTACT: Eileen Young of Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., +1-408-746-7297, or; Tiffany Leinassar of Voce Communications, Inc., +1-650-228-5171, or, for Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc.

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