Google, PayPal, and Lenovo have all joined technology consortium, FIDO Alliance, whose mission is to use devices as security authentication. This feature would mean laptops, phones, and even Google Glass having voice, eye, or fingerprint matching capabilities in a security chip specific to each user.

The Mission of the FIDO Alliance is to change the nature of online authentication by:

  • Developing technical specifications that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that reduce the reliance on passwords to authenticate users.

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