Recently emerged solutions demonstrate that the movements of users interacting with extended reality (XR) applications carry identifying information and can be leveraged for identification. While such solutions can identify XR users within a few seconds, current systems require one or the other trade-off: either they apply simple distance-based approaches that can only be used for specific predetermined motions. Or they use classification-based approaches that use more powerful machine learning models and thus also work for arbitrary motions, but require full retraining to enroll new users, which can be prohibitively expensive. In this paper, we propose to combine the strengths of both approaches by using an embedding-based approach that leverages deep metric learning. We train the model on a dataset of users playing the VR game "Half-Life: Alyx" and conduct multiple experiments and analyses. The results show that the embedding-based method 1) is able to identify new users from non-specific movements using only a few minutes of reference data, 2) can enroll new users within seconds, while retraining a comparable classification-based approach takes almost a day, 3) is more reliable than a baseline classification-based approach when only little reference data is available, 4) can be used to identify new users from another dataset recorded with different VR devices. Altogether, our solution is a foundation for easily extensible XR user identification systems, applicable even to non-specific movements. It also paves the way for production-ready models that could be used by XR practitioners without the requirements of expertise, hardware, or data for training deep learning models.

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