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Samsung sees a bright future in your eyeballs

20
May
2014

Samsung on Monday said that it wants to bring biometric sensors to even more mobile devices, The Wall Street Journal reports, including more fingerprint scanners and also iris scanners for future devices. Such biometric sensors could help Samsung further strengthen the security of its Samsung Knox, a mobile software solution developed for enterprise. “We’re looking at various types of biometric [mechanisms] and one of things that everybody is looking at is iris detection,” Samsung senior vice president Rhee In-jong, who’s also working on the company’s Knox software, said at a forum in Hong Kong. The Galaxy S5 was at one point rumored to feature an iris scanner, but ended up launching with a fingerprint reader instead. The exec apparently offered a contradicting

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