Biometrics company patents behavior-metrics

by: Roy Urrico

The Oxford, Conn.-based biometrics authentication company NXT-ID, Inc. announced it has patented its behavior-directed mobile payments technology. Called “behavior-metrics,” it recognizes both the individual (something you are) and the action (something you know).

Behavior-metrics may include authentications based on facial expressions, gesture movements, patterns drawn or even PINs. Sensors detect virtually any motion, sound or other behavior, and combine it with physiological features that are unique to a person.

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