“Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramping up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality, according to industry sources,” Sammi Huang and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes.

“Samsung is expected to lead all vendors by releasing its new flagship smartphone supporting iris recognition technology in the second half of 2016,” Huang and Shen report, “while Apple is likely to roll out new iPhone devices with iris sensors in 2018, the sources indicated.”

MacDailyNews Take: Only Apple’s will work reliably.

Huang and Shen report, “[Many] upstream solution suppliers… have also been accelerating their developments of iris and other biometrics recognition solutions to support smartphone vendors, said the sources.”

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