AuthenTec patent revealed by USPTO shows fingerprint scanner could be in the Apple iPhone display
0. phoneArena 18 Jul 2013, 05:01 posted on
Despite Apple's purchase of AuthenTec almost a year ago, there are many who believe that we will never see a fingerprint sensor on the Apple iPhone; this year though, there are too many smoke signals indicating that the long rumored feature might actually be found in the next iteration of Apple's iconic smartphone...
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1. zennacko (Posts: 236; Member since: 16 Jun 2013)
IIRC there's a nice scene, on the movie "2012", where a russian billionaire takes a call on his iPhone and uses his fingerprint on the screen in order to actually take the call... youtube/google can't help me find that scene but I'm pretty sure that (IF I remembered it correctly) it was a prediction of the future :D
2. Darkerm (Posts: 275; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)
My HP Probook 4540S got fingerprint sensor and I love it.
I'm interested see how it works.
Hope Future Xperia got something like this ;)
3. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
Great! So now thieves will also be cutting your finger off while they steal your iPhone!