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    Apple patent shows touchscreen fingerprint scanner

    News in brief

    A patent shows Apple is working on a “micro-LED active matrix display panel” that would allow a fingerprint scanner to be integrated into an iPhone touchscreen and could eventually replace the current Touch ID button. “The ability to detect an object’s surface profile while the display panel is not emitting visible light enables the display panel to detect a user’s fingerprint to unlock a mobile device when the display panel appears to be off,” the application says.

    Filed by Email Rian Boden Published • Last updated 15 February 2017, 17:11

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