London - Computer giant Apple launched a fingerprint recognition button on its new iPhone this week — but it’s already looking rather passe.
The latest innovation to avoid needing to remember multiple passwords for different website and gadgets is a chair — developed in Tokyo — which promises to detect the unique shape of a sitter’s derriere, with 99 percent accuracy.
Seat sensors recognise your bottom to stop anyone else being able to log onto your computer.
It’s one of many ways to keep your data safe without dozens of passwords.
In Canada, scientists have developed a bracelet that detects the wearer’s unique heartbeat — in theory, it can be linked to mobile phones, computers and internet bank accounts.
Some Samsung gadgets now even have the technology to recognise a user’s unique doodle to log in. Sounds a bit sketchy. - Daily Mail