Motorola Debuts Edible Password Pill For Devices
The wireless company's forthcoming phones could use ingestible tablets to identify users.
Last week at the D11 Conference, Regina Dugan, head of Google-owned Motorola’s research division, introduced an ingestible vitamin prototype that transforms your entire body into an authentication passcode. Made by Proteus Digital Health, the FDA-approved pill contains a small chip that can be switched on and off by your stomach acid. Here’s what happens next, once swallowed the pill creates an individual 18-bit signal that would be detectable by external devices like your phone, computer, and even car. The pill also can be taken daily for up to a month.