NFC tag device lock/keychain/password manager

asked 2014-01-20 00:54:26 +0300

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updated 2015-04-22 15:03:12 +0300

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I read this and got pleased by the idea that the phone could be unlocked with NFC: just showing a tag for the phone would unlock it.

Of course entering a relatively short lock code can be easier than finding the tag, if the tag is kept in an unwieldy place. Using a tag, however, would be convenient at least in point where one has to type long and difficult passwords for keychain unlocking or password manager.

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it would be awesome to unlock the jolla with a NFC Ring:

MacManus ( 2014-07-24 10:37:04 +0300 )edit

Does anyone know if this is possible with the built-in NFC chip? I'm thinking rfid glass transponder implant in the hand :)

Henque19 ( 2014-09-23 01:54:05 +0300 )edit

Yes, great feature. Andorid implemented it with 5.0 and it is called SmartLock:

Tim Drub ( 2015-04-22 15:01:11 +0300 )edit