Patent reveals biometric possibilities for PS3 remote
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 in News
“In a recent patent application from technology developer Sony, the specifications for a new handheld controller for their Playstation 3 video game console shows a number of new potential capabilities, according to a GamePro article.
Among the newly designed capabilities is an embedded thumb print scanner that would utilize a player’s biometric data to either authenticate their identity or enhance game input. Other capabilities of the controller include various attachments, embedded speaker and microphone, embedded USB ports, various colored lights to communicate with the player and motion reading capability.”