Did you know you can unlock the Surface Pro 4 with your face thanks to Windows Hello? Our friend Sean Ong has put together a short video demonstrating how the new Surface Pro 4 can utilize Windows Hello on Windows 10 to make your unlocking experience easier than ever. “This only works if you have a special camera. Facial unlock does not work on the Surface Pro 3, Surface 3, or earlier devices. There’s also a fingerprint scanner option – which is available on a special version of the new Type Cover,” Sean explains.
Microsoft has worked hard to beef up Windows 10 with enterprise-grade security, making sure that both consumers and businesses are protected from threats. One particular feature in Windows 10 is called Windows Hello, which allows users to seamlessly and securely log into their PCs. Windows Hello supports three types of biometric entry, which includes fingerprint recognition, iris, and facial recognition.
“With Windows Hello, you’ll be able to just show your face, or touch your finger, to new devices running Windows 10 and be immediately recognized. And not only is Windows Hello more convenient than typing a password – it’s more secure! Our system enables you to authenticate applications, enterprise content, and even certain online experiences without a password being stored on your device or in a network server at all,” Microsoft explained in an official blog post back in March of this year.
We’ve embedded the video below for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!Further reading: Surface Pro 4, Windows 10, Windows Hello