Samsung’s looking into palm reading to unlock your next phone
The jury is still out on whether palm reading can predict your future, but it may help you remember lost passwords.
A recently spotted Samsung patent application (PDF) proposes the use of palm scanning as a method of identification on Samsung phones.
The example given in the patent shows a person taking a picture of a hand to retrieve their forgotten password. But instead of the password just popping up on the screen, the phone hides the letters in the distinct patterns in your hand. The incomplete characters should then give the user enough of a hint to guess the password without making the answer too obvious.
If this palm-scanning method …………………
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CURATED FROM | cnet.com – Future Galaxy phones could fetch passwords with your palm