Our vision is to create a world where the body is a protective password, starting with the unique cardiac ECG of your heart. Where we are being both recognized and shielded at the same time. And where the very rhythm can power your digital world. This is the promise of Biombeat.
Biombeat is a secure heart-centric biometric built for today's ECG-ready smartwatches.
We believe in powering the industries who will benefit the most from a frictionless ECG biometric approach to indentity verification.
These include wearables, banking, IoT, and mobility.
The ECG is the new key sensor in town. With the prevailing promise of an ECG on your wrist, the biombeat API adds anytime biometric geo-authentication into the mix for big players like Apple, Amazon, Google and Garmin.
ECG biometric technology will be widely adopted by banking over the next few years. Touch screens identifying the customer through their unique heartbeat will replace pinpads. Watches will help validate that the individual and their phone are in proximity to the ATMs being accessed. Visa and Master Card are already rolling out high-security EMV contactless biometric payment cards for consumers.
Despite many advancements in recent years, IoT devices still remain a challenge to secure. As more devices with more end-points come online, it's more important than ever to help ensure a user is who they claim to be.
Today, ECG biometric technology can be used with any conductive material, which means that it can be wrapped around a car’s steering wheel to gather ECG data from the car. Once a car is ECG-enabled, the biombeat API can verify both identity and location.
The most widely used biometrics are fingerprint and iris scanning which are prone to cyber attacks and errors due to falsification.
As more ECG-enabled wearables hit the market, this paves the way for more novel recognition technologies like biombeat.
"Better than face recognition. An individual’s cardiac signature is unique, and unlike faces or gait, it remains constant and cannot be disguised."
"Your heartbeat may soon be your only password. There is a whole other world of wearable tech applications that have profound implications for enterprises."
"ECGs are quite unique, by nature.
While the peaks and valleys on people's ECGs may look identical to the untrained eye, they’re actually anything but."
In the history of the world, no two people with identical hearts have ever been found. Making everyone’s cardiac rhythm a unique and powerful biometric to help secure your digital always-on identity.
This uniqueness arises from a range of human factors, including the heart shape, size, orientation, and position within the body itself.
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