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1. (WO2018044315) ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING OPTICALLY TRANSPARENT LIGHT SOURCE LAYER AND RELATED METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044315    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/050041
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 03 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G06K 9/00
Applicants: APPLE INC.
Inventors: HO, Meng-Huan
CHEN, Cheng
LIU, Rui
Title: ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING OPTICALLY TRANSPARENT LIGHT SOURCE LAYER AND RELATED METHODS
Abstract:
An electronic device may include an optical image sensor, a pin hole array mask layer above the optical image sensor, and a display layer above the pin hole array mask layer and including spaced apart display pixels. The electronic device may also include a transparent cover layer above the display layer defining a finger placement surface configured to receive a finger adjacent thereto, and an optically transparent light source layer between the transparent cover layer and the display layer. The optically transparent light source layer may include an optically transparent light source.