Microsoft has now filed a new patent for enabling users to Sign to Unlock with Surface Pen. The company’s major focus has been to bring a natural user Interface to Windows 10 with integration of voice, touch and stylus.
To bring a new element to the users daily lives the company has now filed a new patent “System and Method for Authentication with a Computer Stylus” meaning a method for securing operation of a computing device operated with a pre defined Gesture defined as a User Command.
The company’s new patent basically focuses users using an active pen like the Surface Pen which would be part of a two factor authentication system and adding a second factor via allow a user’s signature to access secure data such as unlocking their PC.
Microsoft, with Windows Hello has already provided a secure authorization on Windows 10 PC and now with the new patent of unlocking PC with signature is a new perk for Surface Pen users.