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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎05-03-2010
My Device: storm 9530
My Carrier: verizon

biometric api

hi, i have an idea for a fingerprint app for the storm but i'm not sure if you all have a biometric api. if so could i use it to recognize owner's prints as a more secure way to lock their phone?

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Posts: 19,636
Registered: ‎07-14-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: biometric api

I am not aware of any Biometric API on any BlackBerry. I do not think the Storm touchscreen is capable of reading fingerprints. 

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Posts: 1,807
Registered: ‎04-28-2009
My Device: Z10 (STL100-4)-10.3.2.858, Z10 (STL100-3)-10.3.1.2576, Z30 (STA100-5)-10.3.1.2582, Passport (SQW100-1)-10.3.1.2576, PlayBook (16GB)-2.1.0.1917
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: biometric api

5.0 introduced the "net.rim.device.api.biometrics" namespace. Not sure how to use though.

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