BIO-key SideSwipe in use
BIO-key SideSwipe
BIO-key SideSwipe Float

SideSwipe is a compact, easy-to-use, durable swipe fingerprint reader that operates on any Windows device with a standard USB port. SideSwipe was developed to provide an affordable option for tablet and laptop users to conveniently incorporate biometric authentication into their sign-in process.

This USB fingerprint reader operates seamlessly with Microsoft's new Windows 10 biometric sign-in feature - Windows Hello, and is one of the only USB fingerprint readers on the market to pass Microsoft's rigorous accuracy and security testing qualification process to bear the Microsoft Hello-Ready mark.

Use SideSwipe and Windows Hello to access your device and soon, your favorite applications and websites with a simple swipe. By delivering fast and convenient authentication, SideSwipe is the perfect replacement for passwords using the simple, yet significant, "Power of a Touch."

*Please note that this product is not compatible with Apple products.

BIO-key SideSwipe in use Surface Pro green background
BIO-key SideSwipe in use laptop
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Features and Benefits


  • Perfect for tablets and laptops with Windows 7, 8.1, and 10
  • Microsoft-tested and qualified for Windows Hello
  • Fingerprint biometric sign-in for Windows Hello
  • Durable design for commercial use
  • Cost efficient alternative to expensive readers
  • Authenticate to a device or server
  • Enhance security and convenience in one
  • Works with BIO-key Authentication for Active Directory