Apple confirmed the possibility of using the iPhone as a way to identify the user. The corresponding patent application was filed in the U.S. patent and trademark office on March 30. Published it last night, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to Internetua
The patent is called “Safe import documents”. The described device is equipped with multiple RF receivers in the middle of the action. We are talking about RFID and NFC.
As soon as the user brings the iPhone, the sensors read the passport data via an encrypted Protocol and receives the necessary information from remote servers to the appropriate state authorities.
Protection this scan will be carried out through Touch ID and Face ID. Both systems biometric authentication has proved to be robust against hacking.
Apple understands the potential of such authentication systems via iPhone at airports, railway stations and areas requiring rapid registration of a large number of people.