Is face time over? New biometric tech identifies you through your ‘heartprint’

Published September 28, 2017

An article on Yahoo Sports reports on UB research to develop a computer security system that uses radar to read your personal heart rate signature, and quotes Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering.

“We developed this non-contact and continuous heart biometric system using the a new Doppler radar sensor,” he said. “Working like a Wi-Fi router, our sensor can send a wireless signal and receive the bounced-back signal, coupled with the user’s heart motion and geometrical traits. We use these features to identify users because each individual has unique heart traits.”

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Articles appeared in news outlets that include Fleekist, Digital Trends, Startlr Tech, PC Mag and Security Week.