‘Apple is working on vingerscanner under the screen, and face detection’

‘Apple is working on vingerscanner under the screen, and face detection’

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Apple is working on a vingerscanner under a smartphonescherm can be placed. Also the company face and irisherkenningssystemen that may vingerscanner in the long term can replace.

That says, the famous analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a note to investors, reports AppleInsider. According to Kuo brings Apple may this year, a smartphone on the market with the new finger print scanner.

Apple, get this probably the TouchID system where the iPhone 5s and newer iPhone models are equipped. Instead of a button with the scanner, the firm is allegedly an iPhone, with a borderless screen, and below that, the new optical scanner.

The current technique makes use of a round ring around the home button of the iPhone, which is a small shock by the tip of the finger sends. The reader is located under the glass, but the ring should always be on the surface sit.


The iPhone-maker has been working longer on a scanner that is under the screens can be installed, it appears from patents that Apple has applied for the technique.

The new scanners are probably under a flexible OLED screen. That screens give less signal interference than, for example, OLED or TFT-LCD.


Apple works, according to Kuo also other techniques that the finger print scanner on the long term need to replace, such as facial recognition and iris recognition.

Kuo expects that Apple will prefer to face recognition. That could also be used for the payment service Apple Pay. However, there are still many improvements needed in the area of software and hardware.

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