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Oscar Luna Martinez The first is the one that has been expected for most of 2017, to retain the whole Touch ID system but embed the Touch ID sensor under the touchscreen glass.
With the home key expected to become a virtual on-screen button in the upcoming iPhone, Apple needs to address biometric identification without the traditional Touch ID sensor.
Apple is not the only manufacturer which has been looking at an under-glass fingerprint sensor.
When you pick up an iPhone, in most cases you’ll rest your thumb on the home button to trigger the Touch ID sensor and unlock your smartphone.
The third option of replacing Touch ID has been talked up in Apple circles over the last few weeks.
The contract manufacturers’ counter-suit comes as part of Qualcomm’s a breach of contract legal action filed in May, after the contract manufacturers stopped paying patent royalties on Apple devices.
In fact, Apple filed a motion with the court Tuesday to fold the case between Qualcomm and the contract manufacturers into Apple’s original lawsuit.
This latest legal maneuver marks another step in the increasingly fierce legal war being waged by Apple and Qualcomm over patent licensing.
Apple stopped reimbursing the contract manufacturers after it sued Qualcomm early this year.
“Apple is acknowledging that they in fact were behind the contract manufacturers’ failure to pay us.
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