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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2129 New technology combines lip motion and passwords to authenticate users
Scientists from the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have developed a new user authentication system that relies on reading lip motions while the user speaks a password out loud.

The technology is a mixture of traditional authentication solutions with the new wave of biometrics-based solutions.

The new authentication scheme, dubbed "lip password" works by training a machine learning algorithm to recognize lip shape, texture, and motion for each user, while he speaks a password to a camera.
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