Apple has won a patent for a biometric sensing device that includes discrete ultrasonic transducers that could allow for Touch ID to be under a display.In an illustration reported by Patently Apple, a region of the cover glass can act as an input surface for the ultrasonic biometric sensing device.Additionally or alternatively, a region of cover glass over the display can be an input surface for the ultrasonic biometric sensing device.Earlier this month, South Korean media reported that the next Samsung flagship smartphone will not feature an in-glass fingerprint sensor as part of the touch screen as developers were unable to make it work in time.A report in the Investor quoted senior Samsung officials as saying that it will not be feasible this time, despite progress in developing in-glass sensors. “The Korean tech giant and its touch sensor partner Synaptics were running out of time”, wrote the newspaper.