Biometric Access Control for Digital Media Streams in Home Networks

Peter Corcoran, Frank Callaly, Alex Cucos
2007 2007 Digest of Technical Papers International Conference on Consumer Electronics  
Methods for controlling access to digital media content in the home environment using biometric sensing techniques are described. A wireless rebroadcast system for IP-TV content was retrofitted with a combination of fingerprint authentication and face recognition modules. Family members are enrolled and new individuals may be added to the system by a master user. Access to content requires fingerprint based authentication from a wireless PDA and the system also checks dynamically if it can
more » ... nize enrolled uses amongst those "sitting on the couch".
doi:10.1109/icce.2007.341387 fatcat:v63kwdi4erdnvifzbt7yc6hmke