A new upgraded feature from Microsoft on its “Modern Keyboard” – a fingerprint scanner.
The successor to the Surface keyboard looks identical in design, but comes with an integrated fingerprint reader that lets users to unlock their Windows machine by pressing the key right to be space bar using Windows Hello.
The new keyboard, can be either used wired or wirelessly.
The Modern Keyboard will work with Windows 10, MacOS, iOS and the latest versions of Android, provided your device must support Bluetooth 4.0 and higher.
On its US store, Microsoft writes,”Our vision was to blend the Fingerprint reader into a keyboard, so it would appear to be any other key”
“We iterated relentlessly to improve each layer, making sure they came together to create a flawless typing experience that felt like any other key”, the company says.
Microsoft’s Modern Keyboard is priced at $129, which makes it an expensive option. The company says the keyboard will go on sale in the US soon, however, it didn’t specify exactly when users would be able to purchase it.