iris scanner

Apple’s 3D Sensing Tech is at Least Two Years Ahead of Qualcomm

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple holds up to a two year lead on rival Qualcomm, when it comes to software and hardware development of accurate 3D sensing systems. Qualcomm is the "most engaged" in developing 3D sensing systems for Android. However, Kuo doesn't see integrated systems shipping until...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Bypassed by German Hackers

When it comes to security and the iris recognition technology used in its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone, Samsung touted, "The patterns in your irises are unique to you and are virtually impossible to replicate, meaning iris authentication is one of the safest ways to keep your phone locked and the contents private." A couple of...

Apple’s 10th Anniversary iPhone Rumoured to Have Iris Scanner

Following up on earlier rumours of Apple adding iris scanning capability to the iPhone, Digitimes (via MacRumors), citing a report published by MoneyDJ, now reports that this may become a reality sooner than expected. The report says next year's iPhone could be equipped with iris-recognition sensors. Samsung has already embraced the technology with the new...