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Greek Researcher Pioneers Heart ID

Greek Canada Reporter, Jan. 3, 2013

Greek Researcher Pioneers Heart ID

The first electronic ID identifying the owner or user of a device by measuring their heartbeats via fingertips is not a sci-fi technology of the future but rather the product of the joint work of Dr. Foteini Agrafioti and Dr. Francis Boi completed under the supervision of Professor Dimitrios Hatzinakos in the University of Toronto.

The 28-year-old researcher from Kozani, Greece, graduated from the University of Crete in Chania and continued her studies in electrical and computer engineering with a scholarship at the University of Toronto. Agrafioti developed the new identification and authentication technology in her doctoral thesis, which takes international biometric systems one step further into the future.

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