One of the largest Tech Giant IT Company Google has now unveiled the latest beta version of Chrome 70 which comes with the latest touch-sensitive web authentication for both the Operating system of Android and Mac devices, which will help them to build adding an extra layer of security to the browser.
“Mac's Touch ID and Android's fingerprint sensor would allow developers to access biometric authenticators,” Google officials wrote in a blog post this week.
The Chrome 70 beta version has also comes with the shape detection feature that would also going to enable the device's shape detection with the modern advanced capabilities to be available on the web, and also let users identify faces, with the help of images and texts. “The shape detection application programming interface (API) consists of face detection, barcode detection and text detection APIs,” the post added.
Apart from that, Chrome 70 also brings and come up with support for web Bluetooth on Windows 10 that would enable Chrome to communicate with other with the help of a Bluetooth devices.
Some of the more additional features for the beta version includes an automatic full-screen exit when dialog boxes for authentication prompts, payments, or file pickers pop up for users to have a better context for decisions at the time of filling the prompts out and intervention reports – to notify the user to honour an application request for security, performance or annoyance reasons.
The beta version of the web browser has been made available for Android as of now, Chrome operating system (OS), Linux, macOS and Windows.
Google announced the Chrome operating system in July 2009. They were creating the system in conjunction with manufacturers, just like the Android operating system. Devices using Chrome OS, called Chromebooks, started coming out in 2011 and are still readily available in stores today. Chrome OS bears the same name as Google's Web browser, called Chrome. In fact, Chrome is used as the primary interface for Chrome OS. You can see how Chrome, and therefore Chrome OS, has evolved over time through all the different versions that have been released.