Fingerprint Scanning

Apple Not Planning to Incorporate Fingerprint on Display Tech in 2019 iPhones

In his latest research note shared with investors this morning, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that contrary to earlier rumours, he does not expect next year's iPhones to support fingerprint on display technology. In fact, Apple will continue to use Face ID as the biometric authentication method in 2019’s iPhones and other iOS devices (via MacRumors). Kuo...

Apple Patents New Multimode Fingerprint Scanning for Financial Transactions

The US Patent and Trademark Office has today published a new Apple patent relating to multimode fingerprint scanning, designed specifically for financial transactions, PatentlyApple is reporting. Interestingly, Apple's granted patent also indicates that the financial system component supports NFC, a technology that is rapidly becoming the industry standard. According to Apple, their new fingerprint scanner may have a...