Nokia releases FaceLock for face recognition security
It was made clear quite some time ago that Nokia simply refuses to pull the plug on its Symbian^3 OS. But if its FaceLock app is anything to go on, perhaps that's a good thing.
As you've probably guessed from the picture (courtesy of Nokia HD Blog), FaceLock is a nifty bit of face recognition security software that will unlock your phone when your face is aligned within the dedicated space. All you have to do is take a picture and the app saves it as code. Remember not to pull a funny face, it might not let you back in.
You will – of course – need a Nokia smartphone running Symbian^3, and as far as we know, Anna and Belle OS-toting handsets can grab a piece of the FaceLock action, too.
With FaceLock's facial recognition software rumoured to be heading to Google's soon-to-be-announced Ice cream Sandwich OS, Nokia has beaten the internet giant to the punch, and it's free to download from the Ovi Store right now.
What next – Laser eye readers? We sure hope so.