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FOX on Tech: Sensor Could End Need for Passwords

What if you never had to remember – or type – your password to access your bank accounts, email or social media?  That day may be on its way thanks to some “INTELligent” technology.

FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig explains:

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It turns out that the pattern of veins in your palm is as unique as your fingerprint, and Intel…

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…They’re taking advantage of that, developing a sensor for tablets that recognizes that pattern when you wave your hand across it.  The tablet would then log you in to various secure websites.

The idea is that computers would be responsible for identifying users, not individual websites.  The tablets with the sensor would have additional hardware that senses when you put the device down, automatically logging you off.

The technology is still under development, but Intel’s chief tech officer says the palm sensor works better than existing fingerprint readers.

Chris Hoenig, FOX News Radio.




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