Location-based Authentication

Location-based Authentication

Location based authentication is a special procedure to prove an individual's identity and authenticity on appearance simply by detecting its presence at a distinct location.

To enable location based authentication, a special combination of objects is required.

  • Firsthand, the individual that applies for being identified and authenticated has to present a sign of identity.
  • Secondly, the individual has to carry at least one human authentication factor that may be recognized on the distinct location.
  • Thirdly, the distinct location must be equipped with a resident means that is capable to determine the coincidence of individual at this distinct location.

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