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Samsung patents a fingerprint reader that works on the entire screen

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nagokod    51
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Earlier this week, we learned that Samsung had applied for a patent related to an optical fingerprint scanner on the screen, suggesting that the Galaxy S10 might have this functionality.

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However, the second patent describes a more advanced fingerprint scanner that uses the full-screen screen and a low-power independent processor. The processor increases the brightness of the screen as soon as finger contact is detected and scans the finger three times to ensure quality.

Source: https://www.gizchina.com/2018/10/21/samsung-patents-a-fingerprint-reader-that-works-on-the-entire-screen/

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Brandon H    2,099

a patent is one thing but I'd love to see a working model; hopefully they're actually working on something and not just filing this to sit on it...

 

This is exactly how I would envision fingerprint reading to work on a smartphone IMHO making use of the whole screen so you don't have to be precise on placement :yes: 

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Microsoft BOB™ 10    784

I think this is a significant improvement in phones if it goes mainstream. :)

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