A provider of biometrics software, Identicator Technology, has signed a licensing agreement with Compaq Computer Corp. to offer fingerprint identification technology on Compaq's Desk Pro line of computers.

The $99 fingerprint reader is one of the first biometric devices to be added to desktop computers. It can be mounted on the side of a monitor or embedded in a keyboard.

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