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Password-free network security through joint use of audio and video
Author(s): Mehmet Reha Civanlar; Tsuhan Chen
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Paper Abstract

REmote authentication is vital for many network based applications. As the number of such applications increases, user friendliness of the authentication process, particularly as it relates to password management, becomes as important as its reliability. The multimedia capabilities of the modern terminal equipment can provide the basis for a dependable and easy to use authentication system which does not require the user to memorize passwords. This paper outlines our implementation of an authentication system based on the joint use of the speech and facial video of a user. Our implementation shows that the voice and the video of the associated lip movements, when used together, can be very effective for password free authentication.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2915, Video Techniques and Software for Full-Service Networks, (17 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.263383
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Mehmet Reha Civanlar, AT&T Labs. (United States)
Tsuhan Chen, AT&T Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2915:
Video Techniques and Software for Full-Service Networks
Andrew G. Tescher; Tzi-cker Chiueh, Editor(s)

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