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The Android M may receive native support for fingerprint scanners

The Android M may receive native support for fingerprint scanners

As early as next Thursday kicks off the annual conference for developers Google I/O 2015, which is expected to be presented the next version of the mobile operating system Android M.

According to numerous rumors, the new system will receive a serial number and the name Muffin 5.2 or Marshmallow.

Since Android 5.0 Lollipop has been completely redesigned user interface, the Android M will only add new features and capabilities. Many experts believe that the new version will be expanded voice control that allows you to run and manage applications. Also in the network appeared repeatedly mention a function that will allow owners of Android-devices, which are not far from each other, communicate with each other.




According to the two resources (ArsTechnica and BuzzFeed), among other innovations in the Android M will be implemented native support for fingerprint scanners. On Android-based device with a fingerprint reader, all of them work with sensors and software that meet spacification by the producers themselves, so devices from different companies can be implemented in various ways. For comparison, iOS support fingerprint reader is implemented at the system level, so all devices algorithm of the sensor is identical.

Sources say that Google would like to add this feature back in Android 5.0 Lollipop, but then it was decided to postpone it to the next version. If this information is confirmed, the software developers, and manufacturers will have the necessary tools to support standardized fingerprint scanners to facilitate writing applications once for all devices.

Conference Google I/O 2015 will take place from 28 to 29 May. In addition to the announcement of the new version of Android for smartphones, is expected to show the new features the platform for wearable devices, televisions and cars. According to rumors, we are also waiting for the presentation of new smartwatch from Motorola.

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