New Tech Turns Touchscreens into Body Scanner

New Tech Turns Touchscreens into Body Scanner

Forget your PIN code or fingerprint scanner, Yahoo Labs researchers have created 'Bodyprint', a biometric authentication system that can turn the entire screen of any smartphone into a biometric scanner.The great thing about this development is that it makes biometric identification systems accessible to users of all mobile touchscreen devices, not just those with recent iPhone models. The kind of biometric technology used in these phones also requires very high quality...

Swapping plastic for palms

Swapping plastic for palms

Swedish startup Quixter wants us to forget bank cards in favour of something that can't be stolen, forged or left at home: our palm. Using technology that scans the unique pattern of veins in the ...