May 12, 2011
In the films Minority Report and Demolition Man, and indeed many other sci-fi flicks, iris recognition is used to gain access to top secret files – often with gruesome results.
But very soon the technology could be turned to more mundane applications.
A New York-based biometric security company is set to market an iris scanner that would connect to a personal computer the next few months.
The device will allow users to log into their online banking, social networks and emails – all in the blink of an eye.