The Pondering Primate
Makes cents with today's news...inspired by PTBS
Friday, September 08, 2006
Fingerprints Are Physical World Hyperlinks
A fingerprint is a machine readable identifier, a physical world hyperlink (PWH).
While this method is not considered direct connect yet, it still
shows the power of using a mobile phone to retrieve information from the Internet using a PWH
From the BBC
Mobiles used for fingerprint detection
Six police forces are now using the technology, which relies on new compression techniques to transmit digital prints over mobile phones.
Scott P. Shaffer
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