Apple likely to embed fingerprint scanner on iPhone 8 display

Apple is working on a project to embed fingerprint scanner on display of iPhone 8.  

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Apple likely to embed fingerprint scanner on iPhone 8 display

New Delhi: If the latest reports in the media are to be believed, Apple is working on a project to embed fingerprint scanner on display of iPhone 8.

As per a report in Apple Insider, the tech-firm based out of Cupertino has filed a patent for the same.

At present, the iPhone has fingerprint scanner placed inside a button which is placed on the front panel or the back panel.

“As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday, Apple's U.S. Patent No. 9,570,002 for an "Interactive display panel with IR diodes" details a touch display that incorporate micro-LED sensing technology instead of the ubiquitous active matrix hardware seen on most mobile devices,” the report reads.