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+ - Motorola uses NFC to enable touch-to-unlock for smartphones->

Submitted by smaxp
smaxp (2951795) writes "The next best thing to a password pill, the Motorola Skip can both bolster a smartphone's security and make it more convenient to use.

Earlier this year, Motorola’s head of advanced technologies Regina Dugan discussed an alternative to the increasingly vulnerable password method for authentication – a “password pill” that would store credentials within the user’s body.

It makes sense, then, for Motorola to introduce a non-invasive version. The Skip, a magnetized clip that can be worn on clothes without the intrusiveness of a password pill, looks like a derivative of the password pill research, providing strong authentication with simplicity of operation. It’s based on NFC technology, the same technology used to secure contactless payments and building access."

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Motorola uses NFC to enable touch-to-unlock for smartphones

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