Anyone that is concerned they might leave their computer and its files accessible to others when they move away from their desk and have forgotten to enable a screen lock. Might be interested in a new gadget called the GateKeeper Chain which has been designed to secure your computer automatically whenever you walk away from your desk.
The GateKeeper Chain uses Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity to make sure that you log off from your PC whenever you out of proximity from your computer. As well as protecting files on your computer other useful features on the GateKeeper Chain key fob are provided by the free companion application that also warn you when you’re leaving your keys behind.
The GateKeeper Chain uses AES Encryption for wireless data communication, has a 6 month battery life, a 100ft range and is compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 with Mac OS X being supported in future versions.
The GateKeeper Chain key fob has been prototyped, tested and developed and is now ready to make the jump from concept into production, but will need funds to accomplish this and will soon be launching on the Kickstarter crowd funding website. Check out the GateKeeper Chain official website for more details.
“The GateKeeper tracks the location of the key using a proprietary signal strength algorithm and locks/unlocks your computer based on where you are. Is it secure? GateKeeper uses a modulating, encrypted connection to enable only a unique key to interface with the lock. The password is encrypted and stored on the computer itself – So no one can steal it.”
There are all kinds of interesting and fun applications for GateKeeper.
– Office: Keep snooping co-workers at bay from accessing your computer.
– Dorms: Don’t let your friends change your Facebook status… again!
– Home: Protect your PC from siblings and parents alike.
– Coffee Shop: Outside with your laptop? Ensure your privacy.
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