News Blaze:Imprivata® and TI to deliver embedded strong authentication for thin- and zero-client devices in the healthcare industry
LEXINGTON, Mass. and DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprivata, the leader in healthcare IT security, andTexas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced a collaboration to support strong authentication and secure application access from virtual desktop environments. The solution, combining TI's DM8148 system-on-chip (SoC) and Imprivata OneSign will enable manufacturers to provide out-of-the-box strong user authentication into any software application delivered via a thin- or zero-client endpoint. This type of integrated technology is particularly attractive in healthcare, where highly mobile care providers need fast, secure access to sensitive patient information on shared devices, and IT teams strive to lower maintenance and increase security by centralizing data.