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    Amazon gets ear authentication patent

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    Amazon has been granted a US patent that describes how a person’s ear could be used to authenticate them when answering a phone call or to unlock an audio file. “The device attempts to recognise the user based on ear shape or other parameters and can provide customised functionality of the device based at least upon that determination,” the abstract explains.

    Filed by Email Rian Boden Published • Last updated 17 June 2015, 13:46

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