Scientists say your heartbeat could be your password
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The new method was devised by researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
‘The cost and complexity of traditional encryption solutions prevent them being directly applied to telemedicine or mobile healthcare,’ said Zhanpeng Jin, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University.
‘Those systems are gradually replacing clinic-centered healthcare, and we wanted to find a unique solution to protect sensitive personal health data with something simple, available and cost-effective.’
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