Finger Scanner

Discussion in 'Application Ideas' started by Anonymouslyanonymous, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. Anonymouslyanonymous

    Anonymouslyanonymous Member

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    I was thinking of something like a finger scanner (note I did not say fingerPRINT scanner), where you would press your index or thumb on a selected area of the screen.

    Instead of scanning your fingerprint (which is impossible for the touch), it could check if the size of your finger matched the size that was previously stored as the correct finger size.

    Thus we would have a finger scanner that could be used to unlock apps (using mobilesubstrate) or unlock the lockscreen.

    It wouldn't be as secure as a real fingerprint scanner, but it would work as long as people had different sized fingers.

    Any ideas?
  2. EvanXTC

    EvanXTC Banned

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    It wouldn't work because each time you put your finger on the screen, it would change size no matter what.
  3. ryanlusk

    ryanlusk Banned

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    Or what if you grew ?
  4. Muffin15

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    yeah, i don't think this would work due to what's already been said
    but i also think that finger scanners are actually like, scanners, not just a touch screen
    i think it looks like a touchscreen when you see people use one, but its not

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