Will Finger Doodles Replace Phone Passcodes?

Will Finger Doodles Replace Phone Passcodes?

Study shows free-form drawing can do a better job than passwords in safeguarding phones

Leo Lutero
  • 7 march 2016

What if instead of typing down a four-digit number or a password, you just draw your favorite shape instead? A study by the Wireless Information Network Laboratory (WINLAB) at Rutger’s University puts free-form drawing recognition technology to the test and results show it could be a better way of logging in than the conventional numbers or letters passkey.

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