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New Mobile Fingerprint Scanning Patented

A new kind of technology that could make a considerable difference to mobile security has just been patented by a company in South Korea, marking what could potentially be a future turn in the direction being taken in fingerprint scanning on smartphones and other devices. The company that has patented the technology, CrucialTec, has only just received the approval that it needed for the patent in question. According to reports, the company first filed for the patent back in 2012. This is an interesting development, as the announcement followed closely on the heels of one that revealed that Apple had filed to patent technology relating to fingerprint scanning in its own mobile security TouchID tech.

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