Smartphones of current times are enabled with fingerprints and facial detection as security features to enable them, but what if it could just go up a few steps ahead. Breath being the new biometric security to enable smartphones as per a report published in Chemical Communications. In fact, researchers from around the world are trying to figure out how our breath and smell can become biometric security enablers, with the already existing ones.
Since studies and reports are stating breath being a biomarker for fatal diseases like cancer, cardiovascular and pulmonary illnesses, diabetes etc. researchers now are more prone to develop breath sensors for security and biometric information. Data collected from breath sensory devices indicates breath can identify an individual with twenty-eight various types of breath compounds for authentication. Foxnews.com reports some findings.