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Will The Vivo X6 Feature a Fingerprint Sensor?

Will The Vivo X6 Feature a Fingerprint Sensor?

China-based smartphone maker Vivo has been teasing its new Vivo X6 smartphone, with two recent images suggesting a December 6th release date, and that it will feature a fingerprint scanner. The device will be available in gold, silver, black, grey, and pink color options, and will feature a display in the 5-5.2″ range. It’s going…

Business Uptick Coming For Fingerprint Sensor Makers

Business Uptick Coming For Fingerprint Sensor Makers

An uptick in business is expected for China-based fingerprint sensor makers, according to a new DigitTimes article. The authors assert that Egis Technology (Egistec), has received orders for its fingerprint sensors for Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy A8 mobile devices. If true, that could be a huge deal for the Taiwan-based biometrics developer, and it should be…

FPC Sensors on Huawei Mate S and G8

FPC Sensors on Huawei Mate S and G8

Fingerprint Cards technology is being used in two major new devices from Huawei, the company has announced. The Mate S, Huawei’s new flagship device, and its G8 smartphone both include FPC1025 sensors. The integrations continue an ongoing partnership between the two companies, with Huawei having used FPC sensors in several of its previous mobile devices.…

Precise Biometrics Tech on Three QiKu Smartphones

Precise Biometrics Tech on Three QiKu Smartphones

Precise Biometrics technology is once again powering the fingerprint sensors of a new line of smartphones. Through its partnership with hardware developer Fingerprint Cards (FPC), Precise Biometrics’ Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software is now integrated in QiKu’s new Professional, Flagship, and Young smartphone models. It’s the first time that the China-based smartphone maker is building…

QiKu Chooses FPC Sensors for Smartphones

QiKu Chooses FPC Sensors for Smartphones

China-based smartphone maker QiKu has integrated Fingerprint Cards (FPC) fingerprint sensors into three new mobile devices. Dubbed Professional, Flagship, and Young, they are the first of QiKu’s mobile devices to use fingerprint sensors. It’s no great surprise that QiKu opted to go with FPC for its first step into mobile biometrics. Over the last several…

Precise Biometrics Software Featured on New Smartphone

Precise Biometrics Software Featured on New Smartphone

Today Precise Biometrics announced that its Precise BioMatch Mobile solution has made its way onto yet another Chinese smartphone. The integration is made possible through cooperation with Fingerprint Cards AB, whose sensor has been built into the handset. In a press release announcing the integration, Precise Biometrics asserts that the achievement will lead to license…

IC Makers Aggressively Exploring Fingerprint Biometrics

IC Makers Aggressively Exploring Fingerprint Biometrics

Touch controller integrated circuit (IC) makers are aggressively exploring fingerprint sensor technologies as the latter become more prominent in China-made mobile devices, according to a Digitimes Research report by Jason Yang. One example is Goodix, a company based in southern China that is poised to supply fingerprint-enabled touch solutions to mid-range vendors in the latter…

FPC Upgrades Revenue Predictions, Announces New Order

FPC Upgrades Revenue Predictions, Announces New Order

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received yet another major order from an Asia-based module partner, the company has announced. Valued at 375 MSEK, this order has compelled the company to revise its revenue predictions for both the 2nd quarter and the full year. The Q2 projections have been revised from 340 MSEK to 390 MSEK, and…

Chinese mPayment Platform Gets Gov’t Advice on Biometrics

Chinese mPayment Platform Gets Gov’t Advice on Biometrics

Chinese internet company Tencent has embarked on a government partnership to help the company roll out a new mPayment service, according to a Xinhua article on Want China Times. Its new mPayment subsidiary, Tenpay, is partnering up with the National Citizen Identity Information Center, a division of China’s Ministry of Public Security. The partnership will…

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