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Your Heart May Be Soon Your Passcode

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Your Heart May Be Soon Your Passcode


The old-fashioned password is quickly looking like an ancient relic of the 20th century. Biometric security seems to be the way of the future, with fingerprints, retina scans and facial recognition only the beginning. Practically every conceivable unique biological signature is currently being investigated as a potential form of security.


Now researchers at the University of Buffalo have taken heart biometrics one step further and developed a new biometric tool that analyzes the dimensions of your unique shape and size of heart to unlock your phone or log you in to your computer. “No two people with identical hearts have ever been found," says Wenyao Xu, lead author of the new study. To know more, watch this video

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