This new technology would not replace Face ID, the facial recognition system of Apple which has been present in all its mobiles since 2018
The iPhone 11, the new phone of Apple, will be announced on Tuesday. Interestingly, they also begin to know details of his successor, the iPhone that is released in late 2020.
As reported by the Bloomberg agency, Apple It has a technology ready to read the fingerprint across a wide surface of the iPhone screen. Although Android phones already use optical and ultrasonic systems (Samsung) to read fingerprints through OLED screens, the difference with these would reside in the finger recognition space.
The current systems that exist use a small sensor under the screens that works on a very concrete and small surface. AppleHowever, it seems to have developed a system to employ a "large display purpose" for this purpose.
If the performance tests are satisfactory, Apple would include this technology in the iPhone that will launch next year, in 2020. The first model to receive this new screen with fingerprint reader could be the likely new iPhone SE, which would be an improved version and with a screen of 4.7 inches (similar to the iPhone 8) of the most economical and small iPhone launched by Apple Until now.
This new technology would not replace Face ID, the proprietary facial recognition system of Apple which has been present in all its mobiles since the launch of the iPhone X in 2018.
Find out the latest on digital economy, startups, fintech, corporate innovation and blockchain. CLICK HERE