Time-based authentication

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Time-based authentication is a special procedure to prove an individual's identity and authenticity on appearance simply by detecting its presence at a scheduled time of day or within a scheduled time interval and on a distinct location.


To enable time-based authentication, a special combination of objects is required.

Distinctiveness of locating

It makes no sense to define a starting time or a time span without constraint of location. No granting of access is known without defining a distinct location where this access shall be granted. Basic requirement for safe time-based authentication is a well defined separation of locations as well as an equally well defined proximity of the applying individual to this location.


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