While it’s still in the gestation phase, so to speak, it could point to the future.
The pill contains a tiny chip but no battery – instead it gets its power from the acids in your stomach.
The pill will send out an 18-bit authentication signal, which your device will pick up and use in lieu of a password.
The pill, which Motorola calls “the authentication vitamin”, has reportedly been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration
The company, owned by Google, showed off another authentication device at the conference – a tattoo with a chip that, like the pill, sends out a signal that your smartphone picks up.