Can Face Unlock on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich be fooled by a photo? Google says no, but one person has video proving otherwise. Sure looks convincing, but there’s a trick.
I’m no proponent of biometric security. I’ve long argued that it’s a convenience, not a true security measure. Of course, convenience is a nice feature to have, and the facial recognition login on the HP Elitebook 2760p Tablet PC is amazingly effective. Paired with Bluetooth authentication, it’s turning me into a biometric believer.
Chris Davies of Slashgear does some very good reporting of a story that has been brewing for a day or two. The story is about a simmering battle between Google and CNN. CNN interviewed Google engineer Hartmut Neven about technology that would allow facial recognition via Android phones using Google Goggles. The piece ran in […]