July 18, 2019

Your Heartbeat is Your Password

Halifax is testing wristbands that pick up a wearer’s heartbeat and use it as a way of logging into their mobile banking app. The Nymi Band would be connected to a smartphone via Bluetooth, and use ECG sensors to pick up the wearer’s unique heart rhythm. Customers would put the band on their wrists, which […]

Passwords: Could 2014 be the Beginning of the End?

A truly diginomic society, though digitized in its infrastructure, will not necessarily depend on passwords to gain access or navigate that world. Passwords have overstayed their welcome. Latest surveys (McAfee.com, Feb. 2013) show that more than 30 percent of us do not password-protect our mobile devices. The majority reason: too inconvenient. Women are more likely […]