|New Gadget Makes Theft of Mobile Phones Harder|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Thu, 13 Oct 2005 13:52:34 -0500
Finnish scientists have invented a device to make it harder to steal|
mobile phones and laptops by enabling them to detect changes in their
owner's walking style and then freeze to prevent unauthorized use.
The VTT Technical Research Center of Finland said the device, which is
"A device is equipped with sensors that measure certain characteristics
The gadget would monitor the user's walking style and check it against
"Compared with passwords and traditional bio-identification, the new
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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