January 2, 2012
Trying to remember numerous passwords can be a difficult task and many people find themselves locked out of their accounts for hours as suffer from what the internet has coined ‘passworditis’ – forgetting a password.
But in the future, trawling through possible password combinations could be a distant memory and new smartphones and tablets will allow access at the sight of their owners face or a single touch.
The Sunday Times reported that software giants Google and Apple are introducing phones which identify users through sight and touch recognition.
Last week Apple applied to the US patent office to register facial recognition software, so instead of sliding to unlock your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you could simply point it at your face.
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