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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Google Password Ring

A USB device meant to replace a password.  Simple idea to use the form of a ring.  We do need something new.  " ... As part of research into doing away with typed passwords, Google has built rings that not only adorn a finger but also can be used to log in to a computer or online account. The search and ad company first revealed its plans to put an end to passwords in an academic paper published online in January (see “Google’s Alternative to the Password”). The effort focused on having people plug a small USB key that provides their credentials into a computer. The possibility of using special jewelry in a similar manner was mentioned in that paper.... " 

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