How to get started with Windows Hello

How to get started with Windows Hello

Hello

Powering facial recognition for Windows 10

Windows Hello allows for a more natural way to access your Windows 10 device. With a simple look, your device knows it’s you – and only you. All this is now fully supported by the world’s first and only external eye tracker validated by Microsoft for facial recognition.The Windows Hello biometric functionality relies on images provided by Tobii’s sensors, to harmonize with Microsoft’s face recognition algorithms. These algorithms determine the identity of the user, allowing them to log in securely to their devices.

How to get started with Windows Hello? 

How does Windows Hello work with Tobii EyeX?

The Windows Hello biometric functionality relies on images provided by Tobii’s sensors, to harmonize with Microsoft’s face recognition algorithms.
These algorithms determine the identity of the user, allowing them to log in securely to their devices.

How to get started with Windows Hello?

To be able to start using the EyeX with Windows Hello, you will need to install the latest EyeX version.

Setup and Install Tobii EyeX

  1. Download and install the latest EyeX version here: http://www.tobii.com/xperience/support/downloads/ 
  2. Follow the installation instructions
  3. Open EyeX settings and open the “About” Tab
  4. Press “Check for Updates” and install the update (this update will install the facial recognition plugin)
 

Setup Windows Hello

  1. Open the Windows Start menu, select your Account and click on Change Account Settings.
  2. Select Sign-in options.
  3. To proceed, set up a PIN code.
  4. Click on the Add button under PIN and follow the next steps. Once you've done that the options to set up Windows Hello will unlock.
  5. After successfully selecting a PIN, you’ll be able to select Set Up under Face.
  6. If you’d like to get some more detailed background information on Windows Hello click Learn more. Or just click Get Started to continue.
  7. The camera in the eye tracker will now help you position yourself in front of the screen by showing a livestream through the camera. After positioning yourself successfully in front of the camera, the face recognition setup will begin automatically.
  8. Once you’ve successfully completed the set up, an option to Improve Recognition will be available. This can be quite useful if you wear glasses as it allows you to be recorded with or without them.

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