LaserLock files provisional patent application for mobile biometric authentication

September 16, 2013 - 

LaserLock Technologies has filed a provisional patent application outlining a system for authentication using a three-factor approach, which includes facial recognition from a mobile device. According to the company, this technology will be especially useful for securing player identities on internet gaming platforms.

Specifically the patent, titled “System for Correlation of Independent Authentication Mechanisms,” uses a color gesture swipe, a mobile devices and facial recognition. Part of what makes this unique, says the company, is the fact that the color gesture swipe and biometric scan are performed at the same time.

“As authentication technology moves away from passwords and PINs, LaserLock is staying ahead of the curve with this state-of-the-art authentications system,” Neil Alpert, Chief Executive Officer. “This technology takes advantage of our existing biometric capabilities, including state-of-the-art facial recognition, and can easily incorporate additional capabilities such as fingerprint and retinal scans.”

In February, LaserLock filed another provisional patent application for a “Characteristic Verification System,” which also used existing technology in smartphones to capture bother “overt and covert anti-counterfeiting measures to verify the identity of a person performing an action.”

LaserLock also recently announced a facial recognition solution to determine the ages of players on internet gaming platforms using a similar system.

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