Gadgets for the Guru – Agent 007 Biometrics
With the constant technological breakthroughs, gadgets that we often only see in movies are slowly become a reality. Biometric gadgets uses a part of our body to help safeguard our passwords and data. AZTB has compiled a short list of very cool biometric gadgets that we can find in the market.
The Nymi is the world’s first cardiac ID wristband, it uses your unique cardiac rhythm (ECG) for authentication. Users are able to bypass identity prompts such as PINs, passwords, and locks for your devices using Bluetooth Low Energy. This waterproof wearable also features gesture recognition and proximity detection. A single charge will last for a week, and the Nymi can be recharged via a micro-usb.
The MicroVault is great for those on the go. Users are able to store their valuables in a 11 inches long, 8.5 inches wide & 2.5 inches high safe. The safe use fingerprint recognition to access the safe contents. Using a high-performance algorithm to achieve speedy identification of enrolled fingerprints and at the same time has a very low False Reject Rate (FRR) up to 120 fingerprint templates can be stored on the MicroVault. A backup key is given to users for safe keep incase of emergencies.
Starting from $249.99 gunvault.com
The Eyelock Myris is a USB-enabled device that takes video of your irises to verify your identity and securely log you into your digital accounts, from social media to online banking. Since no two irises are alike, the chances of a false match are less than one in two trillion. The Myris can hold up to 5 profiles per device.
Available for waitlist, under $300 Eyelock.com
Watch and read our segment on Biometric Gadgets on ABC’s The LIST here.