Your locked phone could verify it's you by listening to your lips move


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/02/08/your-locked-phone-could-verify.html


#2

The algorithm can also detect when a politician is lying.


#3

Sure. Then try to access your phone after a trip to the dentist.


#4

how in the world does this story not feature a photo of HAL listening/watching Dave in 2001??


#5

Great picture, I’ve seen those lips 100 times.
LIPS! FREEZE!
“Science fiction, double feature…”


#6

Ok, but why?


#7

verifies your identity by the unique way that you move your lips.

That’s what I’m sayin’, ladies…


#8

At least someone can’t rip your lips off and use it to unlock your phone.


#9

Always the optimist.

They’ll never crack MY phone.
tenor


#10

Another security method that uses a uniquely identifiable trait that is difficult for the individual to alter when inevitably breached. Fingerprints, retinal scans, facial captures, all voluntarily handed over to our benevolent phone manufacturers. No thanks.


#11

With guaranteed 100% success rate!


#12

They tried to warn us.


#13

Lips grow back, right?


#14

I read that as “rectal scans, fecal captures” first time. No thanks to those too.


#15

Asking for a friend? :sunglasses:


#16

I%20See%20What%20You%20Did%20There

Give it time…

Came for a HAL reference. Leaving satisfied…

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#17

Or a cold sore, facial injury, stroke, wrong brand of lipstick, etc.


#18

#19
  1. Shouldn’t it be something like
    “listening” by watching your lips move?
  2. How about a lick sensor?

#20

I think a lot of these new fangled biometrics are overhyped. Fingerprints are popular because they do not change significantly over time. I strongly suspect many fancier biometrics lack that property.