Hard disk drives / Disques durs

You will find below portable hard drives, most of them containing a built-in fingerprint sensor, sorted by company, chronological order of appearance.

Well, there are now also some drive made of flash memories...


Loqware

Loqware (Sweden) = Precise Biometrics since Aug 2005

  • (2002 Apr) Loqdrive with an Infineon sensor.
  • Also distributed by:

  • Ceelox / SyncItBaby

  • Memory Experts

    Memory Experts (Canada)

  • (2004 Feb) Memory Experts launches the Outbacker using the Upek fingerprint sensor.
  • (2005 Apr) Launch the Stealth using the Upek fingerprint sensor, flash disk or hard drive.
  • Also distributed by:

  • Think Computer Products / Fida HD
  • (2006 May) Memory Experts launches the Outbacker MXP using the Upek swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2010 May) MXI security launches the Stealth™ HD Bio using the Upek swipe fingerprint sensor. FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Validated Secure Portable USB Storage Device.
  • (2010 May) Imation Defender H200

  • MicroSolutions

    MicroSolutions (USA)

  • (2004 June) LockBox uses an Authentec sensor.

  • Jstac

    Jstac (Taiwan)

  • (2004 Aug) Victoria 120. Same sensor & software as the Bioflash/Biodisk, from LighTuning.
  • Also distributed by:

  • Enova which delivers the encryption chip X-Wall
  • (2004 Nov) Victoria 125, 126, sweep sensor from LighTuning.
  • (2006) Victoria 127 with the LTT SS500 from Lightuning.
  • (2006) Aratek FDS300
  • (2004 Nov) Victoria 115, 116, sweep sensor from LighTuning.
  • (2006 Jul) Victoria V117 with the SS500?.
  • (2004 Dec) Victoria 326, 356, S500 sweep sensor from LighTuning.
  • (2006 Jan) Victoria V327/V357, SS500 swipe sensor from LighTuning.
  • (2005 Feb) Victoria V200, area sensor from LighTuning.
  • (2007 Jul) Victoria Mini, swipe sensor from LighTuning.
  • (2008 May) Digitus DA-70702 is the same.

  • Shenzhen Comtech Electronics

    Homepage: Shenzhen Comtech Electronics

  • SD-001 using the same sensor & software as the Bioflash/Biodisk, from LighTuning.


  • Comtech SD-001

    Sellgino

    Homepage: Sellgino telecom

  • (2004 Nov) Bio hard drive (N7-1) using an Authentec AES3400 EntrePad.



  • Kouwell

    Kouwell is now Lycom from 1st July 2008.

  • (2004 Dec) Portable deluxe drive KW-7290, 7291 using an Authentec AES3400 EntrePad.


  • (2004 Dec) Portable deluxe drive KW-7292 using an Authentec AES3400 EntrePad.
  • (2006 Nov) Zvetco HD3500 Fingerprint hard drive.
  • (2007 Feb) Portable deluxe drive 7290L, 7291L & KW-7292L are the swipe versions.

  • Linpo China

    Linpo China homepage

  • (2004 Dec) Hard drive BHS-1A using the L500 sensor from LighTuning.
  • Kanguru BioSTOR / UK Biometrics Biodisk
  • (2006) Aimgene BioHDD BHS-25A
  • Linpo BHS-1A Kanguru BioSTOR
  • (2005) Hard drive BHS-3A using the L500 sensor from LighTuning.
  • Also offered as EC-350 by PC Winner.
  • (2006) Aimgene BioHDD BHS-1A-35
  • (2006) DragaDrive BHS-2AS BHS-4AS Lightuning sensor.
  • (2006) Esprit-Minerva Bio-Security Portable 2.5in HDD with 3D-Fingerprint Minutiae Model: MAXIMA SCOPE
  • (2008) DragaDrive BHS-5AS Lightuning sensor LTT-SS500.

  • Aratek

  • (2004 Apr) Fingo Disk using an Authentec sensor.


  • (2006 Dec) FDS250 using a swipe 2501 Authentec sensor.


  • (2006 Dec) FDS220 using a swipe Symwave sensor.



  • LaCie

  • (2005 Jun) LaCie unveils the SAFE Mobile Hard Drive using a Upek TouchStrip sensor.


  • (2007 Jan) LaCie unveils d2 SAFE Hard Drive using a Upek TouchStrip sensor.
  • (2009 Jan) update with a 1TB version.
  • (2010 May) LaCie unveils the LaCie Rugged Safe using a Upek TouchStrip sensor.

  • PC Winner International / Thumbmax

    PC Winner International / Thumbmax

  • (2005 Aug) PC Winner unveils the EC256 HDD & EC255 HDD with the LighTuning sensor.


  • DingHua

    DingHua

  • (2006) BHGM-0240 with the LighTuning LTT C300 sensor.


  • Aigo

  • (2006) Aigo.
  • (2008) EC258 & EC258S.

  • Kawau

  • (2006 Mar) Kawau displays the FH201, a fingerprint hard drive.

  • Mercury Data

  • (2006 May) ES-SBD2 using an Symwave sensor.


  • Mercury ES-SBD2

    Aigo

  • (2006 Jun) Huaqi, under the Aigo brand, unveils a fingerprint hard drive with a Symwave swipe fingerprint sensor.
  • (2007 Apr) The UH-P767 is released, with a SS500 Lightuning sensor.

  • BioCert

  • (2006 Jul) iQBioDrive with a Symwave swipe sensor.
  • (2007 Mar) iQBioDrive with CryptoLokR™ AES 256 Bit Encryption.

  • YDStaR

  • (2006 Jul) YDStaR B007 with a Symwave swipe sensor.

  • B & J Biometrics / Shilander

  • (2006 Nov) BioU-S400 hard disk drive with an LighTuning? swipe sensor. Also called BioH-SL200
  • (2009) Shilander offers the SLD-HDE2508

  • Part II Research

  • (2006 Dec) Part II Bio-250U hard disk drive enclosure (so not really a hard drive) with a Symwave swipe sensor.
  • Also sold as TB-250M (Skyseer?)
  • (2007 Feb) Macally Bio-250U
  • (2007 Feb) Hyundai Bio-205U

  • Savit Micro

  • (2006 Dec) Savit Micro DataMore V2 FPR hard disk drive with an Authentec 2501 swipe sensor.

  • Szbroad SSK

  • (2007 Feb) Szbroad SH020 or SSK-HD-0607 hard disk drive with a Symwave swipe sensor.

  • Apricorn

  • (2007 Jun) Apricorn releases the AEGIS BIO, a hard disk drive with a Upek swipe sensor.

  • Dane-Elec

  • (2007 Jun) Dane-Elec unveils a SSD (solid-state drive) "So Flash" 16, 32 & 64Gb protected with a fingerprint sensor.

  • Sarotech

  • (2007 Jun) Sarotech unveils the Cutie Bio at Computex. Lightuning fingerprint sensor.

  • Toshiba

  • (2007 Sep) The EasyGuard product is a "ruggedised" (but not freefall-enabled) external hard drive with a fingerprint reader.

  • Buslink / Yuhui

  • (2007 Aug) Buslink Golden Finger hard drive.
  • (2007 Sep) Yuhui "golden finger" hard drive.

  • Keian

  • (2007 Dec) Keian KFP250I/S hard drive.

  • Tinpec / Rosen Groups / High-Edge

  • (2007 Dec) Rosen Groups proposes under the Tinpec brand the RG-FPS230 Sata hard drive. (Beware! the Rosen Group website seems to be hacked!!!)
  • (2008) Another version with integrated cable: RG-FPT250
  • (2008 Dec) Sandberg hard disk box drive 2.5"
  • (2007) High-Edge Tech offers the HE3522S / 3.5" Sata Fingerprint HDD as well as the HE2522S (2.5") HE1822A (1.8") & HE1820ZC (ZIF)

  • Raidon

  • (2008 Feb) Raidon releases the STARAY-S2 series.
  • (2008 Nov) RaidSonic Technology ICY BOX IB-225StU-FP

  • MoreDNA Technology

  • (2008 Apr) MoreDNA releases the BCH-1BS.

  • Founder

  • (2008 May) Founder releases the X1800.

  • AEM Eser

  • (2008 Jun) AEM Eser releases the Fingerzen.

  • Lenovo

  • (2008 Oct) Lenovo releases the F117. Lightuning fingerprint sensor.

  • EagleTec

  • (2008 Oct) EagleTec releases the "Secret Drive" Sata. Lightuning fingerprint sensor.

  • Cenda

  • (2009 May) Cenda releases the C803. Lightuning/Aegis fingerprint sensor.

  • DECHN

  • (2009 Aug) DECHN releases the HB916.

  • Acomdata

  • (2009 May) Acomdata releases the BIO500UE.

  • Newsmy

  • (2009 Nov) Zol tests the Newsmy digital wang. Egistec sensor.

  • Tekism

  • (2015 Dec) Tekism TEK1 Pro.

  • Tinpec Plastic Fingr Print Sensor 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure