SHENZHEN GOODIX TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (Shenzhen, CN)
Through the use of fingerprint feature identification technology on mobile terminals fingerprint-based authentication is replacing traditional authentication using passwords, gestures and other similar methods. This means that the authentication doesn’t require additional operations and can be easily implemented as long as a finger of the user is in contact with the sensor. This creates a more user-friendly electronic terminal and also ensures mobile terminal security. The fingerprint feature is a way to identify users in conventional electronic terminals and traditional electronic products.
In this embodiment, using fingerprint feature identification, such as a laptop computer, for instance, a fingerprint is registered initially by an initial fingerprint registration process After the fingerprint has been successfully registered and the laptopcomputer is switched on and operating the fingerprint-based login feature appears on the screen lock and login interface of the operating system. The entire process of turning on the laptop is completed when the user taps or presses the fingerprint feature identification module.
In order to be able to log in using the fingerprint technology, however it is necessary to use the fingerprint feature authentication module is usually situated in the lower right part of the laptop’s keyboard. To sign-in users must first hit the power button. This means that in the process of starting the terminal, the user has to perform at least two presses operations, which reduces start effectiveness of the terminal and degrades user experience.
The various embodiments of the invention are designed to provide a one-button power-on process, as well as an interface to at least solve the technical issues in the related arts.
Accordingly, embodiments of the present invention offer a one-button power-on process. The method can be applied to a terminal that has the power button, in which the terminal includes a biometric feature identification module that is configured to acquire biometric feature information of an operating subject when the subject presses the power button. The method comprises:
If the power button is held at this moment, it will decide if pressing the power button triggers a button to power on.
sending the biometric data collected by the biometricfeature identification module to an operation system on the terminal for one-buttonpower-on processing if pressing the power button in the moment that triggers one-buttonpower-on ofthe terminal.
The present application also provides a terminal. The terminal is equipped with an power button and a biometric feature identification module, and a microprocessor. The biometric feature identification module is arranged on the power button and is configured to collect biometric feature information from an operator pressing the power button. the microprocessor is programmed to judge whether pressing the power button at a current moment triggers a one-button power-on for the terminal, if it is detected that the power button has been being pressed at the moment and transmit the biometric feature data acquired by the biometric feature identification module to an operating system of the terminal to enable one-button power-on processing when pressing the power button at the current time will trigger one-button power-on for the terminal.
The current application can allow the user to push a power button. A biometric feature identification module then gathers biometric information about the subject. If pressing both power buttons simultaneously triggers one button power-on, the module will send biometric feature information to the terminal’s operating system to process one-button power-on. This allows the terminal to be powered on simply by pressing the button one time. This improves user experience and reduces discomfort.Click here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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