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Synaptics Now Sampling Under-Glass Sensor

Synaptics Now Sampling Under-Glass Sensor

Synaptics has announced that its Natural ID FS4500 fingerprint sensor has gone into sampling. The six-by-six millimeter sensor is notable for its under-glass applications, with the capability to function beneath a layer as thick as 300um. In a statement announcing the product’s sampling, Synaptics asserted that “glass buttons are increasingly being adopted on smartphones,” and emphasized…

Apple Patent Sheds More Light on Rumored Display Touch ID

Apple Patent Sheds More Light on Rumored Display Touch ID

Another patent application suggests Apple is trying to integrate its Touch ID fingerprint scanning system into the display of its iPhone devices, reports Patently Apple. The patent application describes a touch display that includes both a graphical display layer and a transparent conductive layer that could sense a user’s touch, and proceeds to explain that the…

Transparent Fingerprint Sensor Meets FAP 60 Specs

Transparent Fingerprint Sensor Meets FAP 60 Specs

Jenetric GmbH, a fingerprint biometrics developer, has unveiled a new fingerprint scanning system at this year’s Global Identity Summit in Tampa. In a statement, the company says that its LiveTouch quattro “has created a new class of fingerprint identification products.” The basis of the claim is essentially that the LiveTouch quattro features a digital display…