In an attempt to make web browsing even more secure , Google decided to add Chrome support for the fingerprint scanner. This innovation will allow to replace entering passwords for various sites and online services on the procedure of fingerprinting, which not only saves time but also protects you from applications-keyloggers.
Support fingerprint scanner is still in beta testing and will be available with the release of Chrome 70. Despite this, Google already offers the opportunity to assess the benefits of innovation program participants pre-testing regardless of their software platform.
A fingerprint or face instead of a password
In addition to the ability to confirm identity by means of fingerprint in the updated version of Chrome will feature facial recognition. This is due to the growing popularity of face recognition technology is used by several smartphone manufacturers as the only way to confirm the identity.
Implementation of identification technologies using biometric sensors of a smartphone is of great importance not only for security but also for further development as a whole. Support fingerprinting and facial recognition can have a serious impact on the popularization of web applications that run exclusively on the web.
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