Sound authentication firm purchased by Google

Feb 17, 2014, 1:20 AM EST
A sign is posted outside of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California.
AFP/Getty

Google has acquired SlickLogin - an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user's identity by using sound waves. It works by playing a uniquely generated, nearly-silent sound through computer speakers, which is picked up by an app on the user's smartphone.
Background:
Google buys sound authentication firm SlickLogin [BBC]
Google buys sound-based authentication startup SlickLogin [SlashGear]

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE