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Samsung Files Patent for Biometric Security in Wearable Devices

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Samburaj Das

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Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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Samsung Files Patent for Biometric Security in Wearable Devices

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Fingerprint scanners are only starting to be adopted in personal devices – particularly smartphones – around the world. However, a patent filed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reveals that Samsung is looking at an advanced biometric system that authenticates by sensing a user’s vein structure (!) and pulse that comes in contact with wearables. As internet-enabled personal devices become the norm, it is important to ensure that security is held at a high standard without being too cumbersome. While fingerprint scanners are being bundled into smartphones lately, smartwatches and other wearables are often touted to be…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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