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Body-based transmission system keeps passwords secure

Trying to remember a pile of passwords is a hassle many people get around by just using the same codes for everything, but that's hardly secure. Smartphone manufacturers have embraced sensors like fingerprint and iris scanners, and thanks to a new system out of the University of Washington (UW), that security and ease of use could soon be extended to other devices, by relaying a signal from a fingerprint scanner through the body to a receiving device in direct contact with the user.
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