Startup Releases Biometric Bracelet

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 13, 2013

Using your heartbeat to open doors just got a step closer to reality. Startup Bionym is raising funds and interest for a biometric bracelet it coined 'Nymi' that uses your individual beat signature to activate your identity. Where can the product be used, and is it ready for the 'big leagues'? In this note we take a look.

A Universal Credential

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