Your walk is your PIN-code

Derawi Biometrics and Norwegian researchers have developed an app that uses gait signals to unlock the phone instead of a PIN-code. Gjøvik University College (HIG) has researched in gait recognition since 2005. Today, this research is becoming a reality.  The Norwegian Information Security Lab (NISLab) environment is launching an app that uses the phone’s accelerometer to detect the owner by its walk.

Read the whole article here (In Norwegian): or here (Computerworld, in Norwegian).

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