Heart scan could be next for biometric security

Published September 27, 2017

An article in England's Daily Mail quotes Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, about a computer authentication system that uses an individual’s heart shape and size to sign in, utilizing low-level Dopler radar to continuously scan the heart’s dimensions, and granting access as long as the user is in the right place.

Xu said, “We would like to use it for every computer because everyone needs privacy. Logging in and logging out are tedious.”

Read the story here.

Articles also appeared in news outlets that include Innovation Toronto, Economic Times, Germany’s Innovations Report, NDTV, Biometric Update, Cardiovascular Business, and Slash Gear.