28.12.2020 | Windows Hello is now being used by 84% of Windows 10 users
Microsoft's Windows Hello biometric, PIN, and hardware authentication system is slowly growing in popularity, according to a new report from Microsoft.
Windows Hello allows users to authenticate secure access to their devices, online accounts, web browsers, etc with a Windows Hello supported hardware such as FIDO keys, PINs, or biometric features such as iris scan support, fingerprint scanner, and facial recognition. Windows Hello is essentially an alternative to passwords
Microsoft says it’s a more user friendly, secure and reliable than traditional logins using passwords. According to a new report from Microsoft, the number of consumers using Windows Hello to sign in to Windows 10 instead of a password grew to 84.7 percent from 69.4 percent in 2019.