Will Biometrics Become a Must-have for Consumers?
- Created: Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Apple Inc. added a fingerprint scanner to its latest version of the iPhone, offering biometric security possibilities for workplaces or mobile commerce. Some analysts say that Apple's embrace of fingerprint scanning could lead to wider adoption and mainstream usage. Many laptops, external hard-drives and electronic wallets contain fingerprint scanners, but the technology has not emerged yet due to cost and a lack of supporting infrastructure.