How well does facial recognition work for device security?
StillADotcommer 2 years ago
Some of the laptops around the office as well as some new Androids have facial recognition software that can be used in lieu of a pin or swipe pattern to unlock the device. I haven't taken the time to really test it out since neither my Android or laptops has the feature, and I've had enough other stuff to keep me busy lately. I've used alternatives to passwords/logins in the past with mixxed results. I have fingerprint recognition on my laptops and it works ok, but I have to try it more than once much of the time I use it to unlock them, which negates the whole reason to have it, i.e. ease and speed of accurate identification. As a result, I just use a password most of the time. Does the facial regonition method work pretty well or is it more of a gee-whiz type gimmick?
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