Apple patent reveals future iPhones may have optical in-display fingerprint sensor
Written by Daniel van Herck
[Monday, 20 May 2019 11:34]
Monday, 20 May 2019
Just a few days ago, Apple was granted a patent that described a new technology that could allow the company to offer an in-display fingerprint sensor on the iPhones. Now, yet another patent from the Cupertino tech giant has appeared on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The new patent is named “fingerprint biometric sensor for generating three-dimensional fingerprint ridge data and related methods”, and it was published on May 7th, 2019. The company originally filed for this patent in September 2016.