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The Nymi wristband detects a wearer's unique heartbeat and could be used to unlock devices, start cars and open doors.

Discussion:
Passwords are becoming more common and difficult to remember. Meaning that it is becoming easier and easier for a person to hack into your secured login. Biometrics would eliminate these problems and are the solution of the future.

However, “Biometrics are still a long way from replacing the password — they have kinks that must be ironed out, and making them work with current systems will take some time. There are also serious privacy concerns to consider when it comes to collecting information in databases that would identify people.”

Here are the five biometrics that will be used in future identification technology: heartbeat, ear shape, walk, typing speed, and face recognition.

Source: CNN Tech

Date: April 4th, 2014

Link: http://us.cnn.com/2014/04/04/tech/innovation/5-biometrics-future/index.html?hpt=hp_bn5

Questions for discussion:

  • Do you use the same password, or couple of passwords, for everything? Why or why not?
  • How do you think this will change technology?

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