Thursday, May 12, 2016

A password of another kind: User identification through the skull

People use laptops and smartphones to save and organize their entire life – protected only by a password or a PIN. However, these are often not secure, because users do not choose or store them well. With so-called biometric identifiers such as fingerprints, voice or iris scans, users can be identified more easily and securely. Computer scientists are now introducing a new biometric identifier which can be used with the eyewear computer Google Glass. Their system “SkullConduct” uses the skull to provide a digital access code. In the future this new method could also secure smartphones.

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