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Apple granted another patent for under-display Touch ID on iPhone

We've heard lots of past rumors about this feature coming to iPhone...

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Apple has been granted another patent for an under-display fingerprint scanner.
It has been rumored for sometime that Apple will one day bring Touch ID back to the iPhone.
The latest patent allows transmission of reflected light rays through the display to the sensor.


Apple has been granted another patent pertaining to an under-display fingerprint scanner that could one day debut in the iPhone.

The patent, published Tuesday by the USPTO and filed for by Apple in September 2019, is titled 'Under-display fingerprint sensing based on off-axis angular light' and its abstract states:


  An apparatus for touch-sensing includes a light-emitting layer covered by a transparent layer and configured to illuminate a surface touching the transparent layer and to allow transmission of reflected light rays from the surface to underlying layers. The underlying layers include an optical coupling laye...

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