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The Tech of Smartphone Iris Authentification

Technology Science Smartphones

In May 2015, Fujitsu Ltd. released the ARROWS NX F-04G, the world’s first smartphone featuring “Iris Passport,” its iris authentication technology.

To unlock the smartphone, the system shines a miniature infrared LED located above the screen on the pupil, acquires the iris pattern using a customized infrared camera, and checks it against the iris data registered in the phone. The process takes approximately six-tenths of a second.

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