Your next Chromebook might know when you’re in front of it

Body-detection security features may be coming to a Chromebook (opens in new tab) close to you.

A recently discovered page on the Chromium Gerrit (opens in new tab) website reveals body detection is underway for a Chromebook laptop codenamed “Crota”. Gerrit is a collaboration tool for software developers to come in and review each other’s work, and in this case Google’s Chromium projects.