“If a fingerprint reader is embedded in the new iPhone (perhaps in the home button), then Apple could quickly become the de facto leader in mobile device security, and both enterprises and governments around the world would likely look to add iOS devices to their networks,” Alex Colcernian writes for Seeking Alpha.
“While the fingerprint reader capability seems possible, facial recognition with the iPhone is as well (pending the right software),” Colcernian writes. “If one or both features make it into the new iPhone, porting them to the iPad will likely happen too, and the government may get hungry for more iOS products.”
Colcernian writes, “If security is the main focus of the new iPhone launch, I expect we will see a significant rise in sole source / solicitation for iPhone devices across many government departments.”
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