Every smartphone maker wish to include fingerprint scanner to their products. There are many smartphones available in the market that come with fingerprint scanner tech. For instance, the South Korean smartphone maker, Samsung has packed fingerprint scanner in its flagship smartphone - Samsung Galaxy S6.
Google was rumored to include fingerprint scanner to its latest Nexus 6 smartphone, but according to some leaked sources, Apple bought the only company which is best in industry for fingerprint scanner technology.
There was an indication that Google was working with fingerprint scanner for Nexus 6 smartphone would sport fingerprint scanner and found similar source code on AOSP, According to ArsTechnica.
Some smartphone giants like Samsung and Motorola have its own fingerprint API (Application Program Interface), but it will be more encouraging for the companies to implement the technology if Google gets the standardized fingerprint scanner technology.
However, It is assumed that Google will announce its native fingerprint authentication with its upcoming Android M. Meanwhile, BuzzFeed claims that they have information confirming that Google will include native fingerprint authentication in Android M.
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This new feature will allow Android M users to log in with a touch of their thumb without having to fill in their password.