This ingenious invention opens the door of your house by scanning the palm of your hand

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Philips has presented a smart lock with a camera capable of reading a person’s hand to allow them access to the house or not.

 

Biometric identification has become a common technology In day to day. What a few years ago was a security system typical of companies and laboratories, if not military installations, is now in everyone’s pockets, with facial identification on cell phones or fingerprint sensors. The latter have also been seen in other products, such as smart locks.

This type of devices allow the access to a person’s home through a security system which can be simple, such as a PIN code or a Bluetooth connection, or complex such as a biometric identification system. This is the case of the latest product announced by Philips, a lock that reads the palm of your hand.

(I have tried the smart lock that will retire your keys: this is how I started to open my house with my cell phone)

The 5000 Series Wi-Fi Palm Recognition Smart Deadbolt He showed up a few days ago and boasts that he can open the house without having to do anything more than put the palm of his hand in front of it. This unlocking system has recently been seen in the Realme GT 5 Pro, a mobile phone that will not arrive in Spain at the moment.

The lock reads your palm

This new lock includes a palm reader via a scanning system similar to that used in mobile phones to unlock the system using facial recognition. As can be seen in the photos, you do not have to put your hand on a cumbersome device, just keep it in the air in front of the lock.

The recognition system is able to detect the veins in the palm of the hand, creating a unique identification system for each person. This system cannot be duplicated or falsified, which provides greater security. You can even check the status of the door from a speaker with the Google Assistant or Alexa.

Philips lock

Installation is not complex, and can be done with a simple screwdriver, although whether or not you have to change the handle depends on the type that was previously installed on the door. Besides, Even if the lock has been installed, the conventional key can continue to be used.in addition to being able to use an unlock PIN or the remote control from the application.

The latter will allow open the house even when you are not present, something convenient if the children have arrived and are not yet old enough to have their own key. Obviously, leaving your keys at home will no longer be a problem, as you can comfortably open the door without them.

The 5000 Series Wi-Fi Palm Recognition Smart Deadbolt It has already gone on sale in some markets, at a price of $360, somewhat high for a smart lock but within what was expected, especially due to the innovative locking and unlocking system. It allows you to scan up to 50 different palms and use 100 different numerical code locks, to know who has entered the home at any given time.