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Samsung Patents Biometric System For Wearables

Earlier this month Samsung introduced their new Note 7 along with a new biometrics authentication option using an iris scanner that was supported by multiple Samsung patent filings that we covered in reports over the years (one, two and three). Samsung's latest biometrics patent came to life this month via the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that illustrates how Samsung is thinking of adding fingerprint authentication to a future version of their Gear Fit and possibly an iris scanner to a future version of their Galaxy VR headset.

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