With so many of the methods we use to login to our personal data such easy targets for hackers and fraudsters researches are keen to develop more advanced methods in keeps unwanted visitors out of your data.
One such technology is real-time face recognition that has already been implemented into webcams and laptops to some degree.
Check out the video after the break of the Nokia N900 as it works through a face recognition trial.
The new technology developed by the University of Manchester (UK) quickly locks and tracks 22 facial features in real time (even when upside down) using the Nokia’s front-facing camera.
The Active Appearance modelling technique was developed for the EU-funded Mobile Biometrics (MoBio) project as a means of using face verification to authenticate smartphone access to social media sites.
Via Engadget Mobile