Keeping Passwords Safe Using Your Heartbeat [VIDEO]

Thanks to a new device from Bionym called Nymi, we may no longer need to memorize a single password. The wearable bracelet “learns” your heartbeat and then grants access to accounts and devices just by being present.

Keeping Passwords Safe Using Your Heartbeat [VIDEO]

We all struggle with online security nowadays with seemingly every website requiring you to remember a username and password, and that’s not even considering the NSA’s threat to your cyber privacy. To solve the problems caused by a plethora of passwords, many folks revert to simple phrases and/or reusing those phrases for multiple websites. Many biometric companies have been tackling this issue, and rumors have even pointed to a fingerprint scanner in the upcoming iPhone. The promotional video below from the company’s website shows the Nymi in action.


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