The face scan of the future could be a radar image of your beating heart

Published September 29, 2017

An article on Gizmodo reports on UB research on the potential to use cardiac scanning software to unlock electronic devices such as computers and phones, and quotes Wenyao Xu, assistant professor of computer science and engineering.

“Continuous and remote authentication is the dream of this community,” he said. “We really want to know who people are [up to] 500 meters away. The current convention is to use face detection or recognition, but this [cardiac scanning technology] is the first time to bring truly hard biometrics from the remote sensing perspective.”

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Articles also appeared on Sensor Magazine, Tech Site and Kasa Tech.