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Unlock Electronic Devices Using Your Heartbeat

Written on October 06, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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HeartID uses ECG biometric technology that identifies an individual's distinct hearbeat

Biometric technology seems to the best way increase the security of gadgets. First came the facial recognition technology then palm scanning, and now an engineer has has came up with ECG biometrics.

, an engineer at the University of Toronto, has developed for the surveillance company Bionym. It is security system that recognizes users based on their unique cardiac rhythm.

Agrafioti talks about ECG biometric technology:

“ECG biometrics identifies people by their cardiac rhythm. Not just their heart rate, but the actual shape of their heartbeat.”

HeartID can be installed into different electronic devices such as smartphones, and video game systems.

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