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Note7's Iris Scanner Can Unlock Folders and Web Sites

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Aug 2, 2016, 10:49 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @zeman_e

Samsung today announced Samsung Pass, an identification tool that combines the iris scanner and fingerprint reader to verify identity. Samsung Pass will be able to replace passwords for select apps. The tool allows Note7 owners to protect folders and web sites, for example, making them inaccessible unless unlocked via the owner's iris scan. Further, Samsung is offering the tool to bank app makers so they can add iris-based security to their own apps. Six banks will support Samsung Pass at launch. Samsung Pass is included with the Galaxy Note7, which goes on sale August 19.

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farrow.gregory

Aug 20, 2016, 8:41 PM

Iris Scanner

Is anyone having problems with the Iris Scanner it seem to work only 25percent of the time when I try to unlock my phone.
Hello,

I saw your concerns about the Iris scanner on your review and from what I've found doing some research it seems like the T-mobile variant seems to be the one with the most issues. I have the At&t variant and have had no problem with the Iris...
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