Your feet may soon be your password

Publication: NBC News   Date: July 23, 2012   View Article

Shoes outfitted with high-tech soles that can confirm a person’s identity in just a few steps may soon serve as our keycards and computer passwords, and could even let doctors know when we show signs of dementia.

They work by combing physical and behavioral biometrics — measurements of a foot’s shape and person’s gait, for example.

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