The future is here.
Just like in the movie “Minority Report,” where iris recognition is used to gain access to top secret files, you’ll soon be able to log in to all of your personal accounts in the blink of an eye — literally.
Hoyos Group, a New York-based company founded in 2005, unveiled a new product called EyeLock at the Finovate conference in San Francisco Tuesday — calling it the first and only portable iris-scanning device for consumers.
Here’s how it works: The device, which is the size of a standard business card and weighs about four ounces, comes in the form of a USB drive. Once you install the program and decide which applications to EyeLock, you hold the wand-like scanner in front of your eye, and automatically log in to any password-protected site on your computer — whether it’s Facebook, Gmail, PayPal or your bank account.
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