Apple integrates a fingerprint scanner to screen iPhone and iPad




Patent and Trademark United States issued a new patent application Apple, which confirms the company’s intention to expand the possibilities of fingerprint technology in iPhone and iPad. From promulgated document that fingerprint Touch ID will be built directly into the surface of the touch screen mobile devices.


The introduction of the sensor provide an additional level of protection iPhone and iPad. Currently, however, to unlock the device and the user needs to make payments to touch the main button of the smartphone sensor Touch ID. According to this technology, the next generation of smartphones and tablets automatic fingerprint scan will be done at the touch of a finger touch screen. The device will be unlocked only when the screen touched the rightful owner.

Described in the patent technology can be used in mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch and provide reading biometric characteristics of the person, even at a distance from the sensor. In this case, the patent emphasizes that the scanner can be integrated directly into the LCD gadgets.


It is believed that the lock screen iOS iOS 7 and 8 without reason lost the traditional slider «Slide to Unlock». The operating system can take into account such a feature of new smartphones and tablets Apple, as the built-in display fingerprint sensor.

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