DigiTimes states that the sources of this news come from the supply chain. Previously This same medium stated that the possible arrival of an iris scanner would not arrive until 2018. It seems that the company has advanced the plans to implement this new security measure that would be complemented by the Touch ID, since this new iris scanner does not imply the disappearance of the Touch ID. The iris scanner is ideal when we have busy or stained hands and need to use the device.
But also this iris scanner too will be used to confirm payments through Apple Pay, as we can currently do through the Touch ID. The iris of the eye is the same or more complex than a fingerprint hence manufacturers seem to want to opt for this security measure that could eventually replace the fingerprint sensor in the future.
According to DigiTimes, Xintec, which is associated with the Apple TSMC manufacturer, Mass production of iris recognition chips will begin in 2017. This new security measure would be implemented in the models that the Cupertino-based company launches next year. For now we are going to want how many of the rumors surrounding the iPhone 7 are confirmed to start talking about the iPhone 10 anniversary, which will hit the market next year.
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