074: Ben Oberkfell talks Fingerprint API

It’s almost a given these days that most phones will have Fingerprint APIs. But how does the hardware actually work? How does the Software work? How does an Android developer make use of these APIs? Ben Oberkfell breaks it down for us in great detail. Listen on!


Show Notes




Donn Felker: Kaushik, I forget: do you have a Nexus 6P or a Pixel?

Kaushik Gopal: I have a Pixel.

DF: Really? Do you like it?

KG: Oh, I love it.

DF: Where’s the fingerprint scanner on that? Is it on the back or the front?

KG: It’s on the back, exactly like the 6P’s.

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