Samsung is expected to lead all vendors by releasing its new flagship smartphone supporting iris recognition technology in the second half of 2016, while Apple is likely to roll out new iPhone devices with iris sensors in 2018, the sources indicated.
Other smartphone makers said to working on developing biometrics technology include: LeEco, Xiaomi Technology and 360 Qiku. Suppliers including Qualcomm, Truly Opto-Electronics, O-film Tech and Beijing IrisKing are also accelerating development of iris and other biometrics recognition solutions, according to the report.
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