[messaging] Audible public-key fingerprints

Mansour Moufid mansourmoufid at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 11:03:15 PDT 2014

On Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:28:34 -0000
Brennan Novak <hi at brennannovak.com> wrote:

> That's an interesting idea from a UX standpoint. How do you see the
> generation of the audio fingerprint happening? How would an audio
> fingerprint be generated? Would a user "record" it or would it be
> algorithmically derived from the textual fingerprint like the various
> icon / color coding approaches are doing?

The signal would be automatically generated from the fingerprint. I'm
thinking of using chirp modulation because it would work in a noisy
envionment and over a decent distance.

I started working on it and I'll share a demo this week.

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