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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.

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Unlock Your Smartphones Using Palm Scan Technology [Video]

Written on October 04, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Mobile company, KDDI, unveils an android app that scan's a users palm print to unlock smartphones.

Mobile manufacturer, KDDI, has recently launched an Android app that increases the security of smartphones. The app was unveiled at the recent conference in Chiba, Japan. KDDI has created an biometric app that utilizes the smartphone’s exisiting camera to scan an individual’s unique palm print.

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Unlock Your Smartphone Through Facial Recognition

Written on July 13, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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"Face Unlock" for Android unlocks your phone by just looking at it, instead of entering a passcode

Android 4.O, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, offers Android users the “Face Unlock” option.

The “Face Unlock” is a new screen-lock option that lets users to unlock their Android devices with facial recognition. It takes advantage of  “the front-facing camera and state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to register a face during setup and then to recognize it again when unlocking the device.” All you have to do is hold your device in front of your face to unlock it, in case this does not work you can make use of a backup PIN or pattern.

Android’s latest platform, the Android 4.1 (Jellybean) requires users to blink before your Android device unlocks. It makes use of a special feature called the “Liveness Check” to make sure that static pictures can’t be used by someone else to unlock your device.

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