The world’s first picture password App is launched today as a simple, easy and visual way to unlock your smart phone.
We at K2 don’t really do self-promotion but just once we’re making an exception since it is one of our investments. The new App is being marketed as “Your Brand in Your Hand”.
It is the brainchild of IconLogin Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of K2 Partners (Tricerion) Ltd a company we formed to buy the patents and technology.
The App is available for users of Instagram on Android phones.
When initially downloaded, the App links to your Instagram account and asks you to create your own image-based keypad using 12 of your personal photos. You then choose a sequence of 4 images to become your password.
Each time you wake up your Android smartphone or tablet you see your keypad of the same 12 images but the pictures are randomised so that no two keypad layouts appear the same way twice. You then touch your chosen 4 images in the right sequence to unlock your device.
This new App turns the chore of unlocking phones or tablets into a creative, fun and personal process that is easy to use, easy to remember but impossible for an unauthorised user to guess.
We’d love your feedback
The App is free and is currently only available for Android devices. It is available in the Google Play Store by searching “IconLogin” (full name of the App is “Lock Screen by IconLogin®”).
Please have a play and post your comments.