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Eye Scan to Replace Password for PC Users

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by Drucifer, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

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    Myris Personal Iris Scanner Looks to Replace Passwords

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  2. yosoyellobo

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    Would it work with different users account?
     
  3. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    doesn't work with contacts :down:
     
  4. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

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    Neither does a fingerprint scan wearing gloves.
     
  5. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    A great idea. Too bad pricing isn't available.
     
  6. trh

    trh This Space for Sale

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    Under $400 per unit.

    I used to work at a facility that required retinal eye scanning to gain entry. I know retinal and iris scanning are different, but when women got pregnant, they often were denied entry because their retinas had changed.
     
  7. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    Most women's eyes can change whether they're pregnant or not. It's called dagger eyes!
     
  8. yosoyellobo

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    $400 per unit. I pass.
     
  9. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    True... but taking off gloves is worlds of difference from taking out a contact lens.
     
  10. ws_sw

    ws_sw New Member

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    only loons at home will go for this, heads in sand and not realizing the health and privacy implications.
     
  11. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    At $400 and something that's the size of a hockey puck, and looks like it was designed in Redmond ten years ago..... Noooooooo!

    Software could do it with existing built in cameras in most Mac laptops, ipads and iPhones.
     
  12. billsharpe

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    Price is way too high. Fingerprint scanner at NewEgg is $80. :grin: Yes, you have to take off your gloves, but you don't have to remove your contact lens.
     
  13. peds48

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    isnt possible to do the first scan wearing contacts? Would this work this way?


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  14. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

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    I would like 'face recognition' to be used for password protection. Something that would be automatically done by the built-in camera on start up or anytime you need to enter a PW.
     
  15. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

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    Gloves?

    I would venture that 99.9% of password/PIN # entries occur
    indoors or at moderate temperatures outdoors. Who wears
    gloves under those conditions?
     
  16. MysteryMan

    MysteryMan Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

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    People with skin conditions.
     
  17. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

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    what is not the topic of
     
  18. Dude111

    Dude111 An Awesome Dude

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    Indeed..

    I wouldnt use this!
     

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