As a way to end computer users’ reliance on password technology, Intel is developing technology to use palm prints for identity, reports the Telegraph.
Intel Labs’ director of research Sridhar Iyengar presented the concept at the Intel Developer Forum held recently in San Francisco as a way for people to do away with the multiple, increasingly complex passwords that computer users have to try to remember.
Intel is still developing the technology, but Iyengar said that the palm reading technology is more reliable that fingerprint scanners and could be built into a computer. Accelerometers could help monitor usage and would be able to lock up the system.
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