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Microsoft to add fingerprint scan to Windows Mobile in July

Monday 16 May 2016 | 09:47 CET | News
Microsoft announced at the WinHEC conference that it is adding fingerprint recognition to Window 10 Mobile's Anniversary Update, set for desktop and mobile release in late July. Microsoft said HP's Elite x3 will be the first product to support this new functionality. The fingerprint reader can either be built into the device or attached as a peripheral. The company said that while some Windows phone OEMs have already been using fingerprint scanners from Synaptics and FPC, other scanners could need more work to integrate into Windows Hello. The current version of Windows Hello supports face

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