Samsung’s iris scanner confirmed

The implementation of an eye scanner in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 was only a rumor, but now the company confirmed it by a patent filing.


Apparently the original technology they wanted to use had limitations in being too big and expensive for a mobile device. But with the new ”Iris Scanning Function” that captures the user’s iris using the phone’s camera, things are on the right track again.

A proximity sensor and a light emitting unit provide enough … Continue reading

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