Bracelet that signs you in to your computer when you get close, presented by Intel

At today’s Intel Developer Forum event, the chipmaker showed off a prototype for a bracelet that would log you in to your computer or smartphone when you get close enough. That prototype, developed in conjunction with fashion brand Fossil, doesn’t get rid of passwords entirely: When you put it on, you enter your password.

But after that, whenever you’re close enough to an Intel-powered device that supports the technology, you’re automatically logged in.

Taking off the bracelet wipes the password, and means you have to log in again. Under the hood, these bracelets are using Curie, Intel’s button-sized computers.

On stage, the bracelet was demonstrated with an Intel-powered Windows 10 computer.Read more

Source: Business Insider UK, uk.businessinsider.com