<div dir="ltr">Hi, Gregg:<div><br></div><div>Thanks for sharing the link.  This sounds like the kind of thing that should be supported if it gains traction, but is not something we can exclusively rely on, as it does not work at all for mobile. RFID and NFC are a much better choice there.</div><div><br></div><div>I'm also wondering how much lab maintainers are concerned about "bad USB":</div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://srlabs.de/badusb/">https://srlabs.de/badusb/</a><br></div><div><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuruzFqMgIw">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuruzFqMgIw</a><br></div><div><br></div><div><div>If this gains traction in the wild, I would not be surprised if public stations (one of our key use cases) limit access to USB ports to their users until there are stronger safeguards.  Again, having a trusted NFC reader installed by the lab owner is a better option here than allowing arbitrary USB devices.</div></div><div><br></div><div>For wider adoption, given that nearly all computers do not come with NFC or RFID readers, cheap and easy to use USB devices that we can build on top of are worth considering, especially since they already have a node module to handle the authentication:</div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.npmjs.org/package/yub">https://www.npmjs.org/package/yub</a><br></div><div><br></div><div>Has anyone purchased one of these to try out?  They're around the same price as a low-end NFC ring, so it's not unreasonable to just get one and do a bit of research.</div><div><br></div><div>Cheers,</div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div>Tony</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 6:36 AM, Gregg Vanderheiden <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:gv@trace.wisc.edu" target="_blank">gv@trace.wisc.edu</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div style="word-wrap:break-word"><br><div>
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