Nowadays, signing in or buying things via fingerprints has been a trend as more and more phone manufacturers like Apple, Samsung, HTC and Huawei etc. begin to use the Fingerprint identification technology into the new products so that they can deliver the consumers outstanding user experiences of mobile payment or mobile phone unlock. However, in recent weeks, in order to make mobile transactions easier and more secure, some folks in Japan use the more advanced Iris recognition technology into a phone named Arrows NX F-04G, which marks a new milestone of phone unlock.
According to media reports, Arrows NX F-04G is an Android (Lollipop) phone listed by Docomo at the mobile phone exhibition in Japan, which is the first phone that feature the advanced Iris Identification technology. NTT Docomo, which is a Japanese telecommunications company said that Arrows NX F-04G’s Iris recognition far more secure than Samsung’s facial recognition and Apple’s Fingerprint identification as it’s much hard to crack but as complex as fingerprint recognition and facial recognition, and Arrows NX F-04G equips with a 5.2 inches screen with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, Octa-core processor, 32GB memory, 3GB of RAM, a 3,120 milliamp-hour battery.
But unfortunately, Arrows NX F-04G will be available only in Japan, for those who do not live in Japan belike have no chance to purchase this Phone so far. Like that, does mobile payment on safe ground with the help of Iris recognition technology? No, According to Mashable, Iris recognition uses the complicated and unique patterns of your eyes, it is just like the fingerprint identification, but much safer and more convenient than fingerprint identification.
What is Iris recognition technology? Iris identification is one of the biometric identification that adopt the mathematical pattern recognition technology on video images of the iris of our eyes. It uses the complicated and unique patterns of our eyes and even enable identify a two-meter-away people with 2 seconds accurately. However, due to Iris identification’s high cost, all of the phone manufacturers do not think it is a good idea and it has not been widely used in mobile device. That’s all!