LG’s new smartphone unlocks by recognizing the veins in your palms — here’s how it works

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  • LG introduced a brand new way to unlock smartphones with its latest G8 smartphone.
  • The LG G8 uses its front cameras to detect the veins and other characteristics on your palms.
  • It’s a little awkward to use, but it could make it easier to unlock the phone while it’s resting on a table.

LG announced its new G8 ThinQ smartphone on Sunday, and it comes with a unique trick to unlock the phone: vein recognition.

Indeed, the LG G8 uses the veins in the palms of your hands to unlock the phone, which the company calls “Hand ID.” It’s a novel method, but it’s the same idea as advanced facial recognition.

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