Samsung released a tablet with a scanner iris Iris Galaxy Tab

Samsung has announced a mobile device with a built-in scanner of the iris for biometric identification of users. Contrary to expectations, this gadget was a smartphone and a tablet.

The scanner located on the back side of the case Galaxy Tab Iris. Apparently, the technology involved biometric identification Iris on the Move (IOM), which Samsung has licensed in 2015, the firm SRI International. It is argued that the solution provides 1000 times higher accuracy than the fingerprint sensors used in modern smartphones.

As for the specifications Galaxy Tab Iris, this device is equipped with 7-inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. In the presence of 4-core processor, clocked at 1.2 GHz, 1.5 GB RAM, flash drive 8 GB, 5-megapixel main camera. Storage can be expanded to an additional 200 GB due to the presence of slot for memory cards microSD. Also available the ability to install the SIM card supports 2G and 3G networks.

Dimensions of the device constituted of 193.4 × 116,4 × 9.7 mm, weight — 327 g Power supply provides battery capacity of 3600 mA·h Operating system — Android 5.0 Lollipop.

As conceived by Samsung, the new product will be in demand in financial institutions, e-government and the commercial sector, where high accuracy is required for user identification. The cost of the tablet is around $ 200.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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