Unique Heart Scan May Make Passwords Obsolete

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:

Dr. Wenyao Xu, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science & Engineering University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY)

Dr. Wenyao Xu

Dr. Wenyao Xu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (SUNY) 

MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings?

Response: We try to resolve the challenge of Logging-in and logging-out tedious routine. We find it is possible to remotely “listen” to the heartbeat and recognize the user’s identity by using a novel doppler radar sensor.

MedicalResearch.com: What should clinicians and patients take away from your report?

Response: They don’t need to worry about “forget to log out the computer when stepping away from the desk, which leads to personal privacy leak”.

MedicalResearch.com: What recommendations do you have for future research as a result of this study?

Response: We would like to apply it in different applications, such as airport screening, car driver identification, etc, by taking advantage of this new distance biometrics. 

MedicalResearch.com: Is there anything else you would like to add?

Response: Our team plans to reduce the form factor of Heart Scan and make it possible to integrate with smartphones. 

MedicalResearch.com: Thank you for your contribution to the MedicalResearch.com community.

Citation:

23rd Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Communication (MobiCom) abstract discussing:

Cardiac Scan: A Non-Contact and Continuous Heart-Based User Authentication System

https://sigmobile.org/mobicom/2017/

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