LG presented onscreen fingerprint scanner

LG presented onscreen fingerprint scanner

Thus, the fingerprint sensor module is placed under the glass in a slot of 0.3 mm and is completely closed. Installing the scanner thus freeing space in the housing and to protect itself from moisture and dust sensor.

Fingerprint scanners are now quite popular, but a division of LG, LG Innotek, developed a new view of the fingerprint sensors that are installed in a particular part of the body of our smartphones and tablets. The company offers under the scanner glass on the front panel.

LG presented onscreen fingerprint scanner

Thus, the fingerprint sensor module is placed under the glass in a slot of 0.3 mm and is completely closed. Installing the scanner thus freeing space in the housing and to protect itself from moisture and dust sensor.

Despite the fact that it is located under the glass, the LG say that the sensor is fairly accurate with 0.002% false positives. Unfortunately, information about when we will see these new scanners in smartphones from LG or other devices, was not given, but it would be interesting to see the evolution of technology.

Fingerprint scanners are moving forward quite rapidly, especially with the introduction of the necessary API in Android 6.0 Marshmallow. According to the IHS, in 2015 the report of the year all over the world has sold nearly 499 million fingerprint scanners and they expect that the number of units sold will increase to 1.6 billion in 2020.

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