fingerprint scanning

Huawei Mate 20 Pro to Have In-Display Biometrics, Evidence Suggests

Huawei Mate 20 Pro to Have In-Display Biometrics, Evidence Suggests

A growing body of evidence suggests that Huawei is going to stick with in-display fingerprint sensor technology for at least one of its upcoming flagship smartphones. Part of the evidence comes by way of a leaker posting on the Chinese social media site Weibo. Purporting to feature an image of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro,…

Naked Payments Tested at KDDI Store and Mr. Donut Shop

Naked Payments Tested at KDDI Store and Mr. Donut Shop

” Unlike other nascent naked payments technologies aimed at directly linking consumers’ biometric data to their payment accounts, Hitachi’s system revolved around coupons, allowing participants to dispense with the actual paper, and helping merchants to ensure that coupon use is accurately tracked and accounted for.” Hitachi and Japanese telecom KDDI have conducted a trial of…

Synaptics Management May Discuss ‘Forward-Looking Info’ in Fiscal 2018 Update

Synaptics Management May Discuss ‘Forward-Looking Info’ in Fiscal 2018 Update

Synaptics will unveil its Q4 and fiscal 2018 results on August 9th, the company has announced. The results will be posted after market close, with a corresponding conference call scheduled for 5:00pm Eastern Time. In a statement announcing the plan, Synaptics offered little further information on the information to be presented. But the company did…

International Launch of Vivo Nex to Spread In-Display Biometrics

International Launch of Vivo Nex to Spread In-Display Biometrics

In-display fingerprint scanning technology is poised to continue its expansion beyond the China market with the international launch of Vivo’s Nex smartphone. The company has announced that its latest flagship device will soon launch in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Russia, and Taiwan. It’s the third smartphone from Vivo to feature in-display sensor technology, which Vivo…

IDEX Makes Further Progress in Biometric Card Certifications

IDEX Makes Further Progress in Biometric Card Certifications

“It all points to IDEX’s pursuit of opportunities in the emerging biometric cards market, particularly with respect to payment cards.” IDEX‘s fingerprint sensor for biometric cards has been certified by a major global payment provider, the company has announced. As for the details of the certification, IDEX is staying tight-lipped. But the revelation came from…

Gemalto Addresses Consumer Concerns Ahead of Biometric Card Rollouts

Gemalto Addresses Consumer Concerns Ahead of Biometric Card Rollouts

As excitement around emerging biometric payment card technologies continues to build, Gemalto is taking the precaution of reassuring cautious and skeptical consumers about the reliability of fingerprint-scanning cards in a new myth-busting FAQ. First among the many items of concern is the idea that biometric cards could be easily spoofed, with Gemalto asserting that its…

New Partnership Solidifies BIO-key’s Presence in India

New Partnership Solidifies BIO-key’s Presence in India

“With its extensive biometric national ID program, increasingly used to authenticate citizens across a range of services in the public and private sectors, India may represent a particularly fertile market for BIO-key’s fingerprint scanner products.” A new partner could help to extend BIO-key‘s reach in the Indian market. Called Quantum Business Advisory, or “QB Advisory”,…

SmartMetric Puts Biometric Card Into Production

SmartMetric Puts Biometric Card Into Production

“News of the card’s production comes after SmartMetric’s announcement in May that it had won a contract to provide biometric access control cards, based on the same technology, to an academic institution through distribution partner Grupo Datco.” SmartMetric‘s biometric card solution is now in production, the company has announced. Like other emerging solutions in the…

CLEAR Working With MLB On Biometric Ticketing, Concessions Purchases

CLEAR Working With MLB On Biometric Ticketing, Concessions Purchases

“The system will first revolve around fingerprint scanning, but will ultimately support facial recognition as well, for an even more seamless entry process for baseball fans.” CLEAR is getting ready to move ahead with biometric ticketing at the ballpark, thanks to a new partnership with Major League Baseball and Tickets.com. The organizations are working together…

BIO-key Delivers Biometric Login Solution to Hungarian Client

BIO-key Delivers Biometric Login Solution to Hungarian Client

“It’s a testament to our technology and global brand to be recognized and selected by a leader in the IT communications industry from across the globe” -Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has won a new client for its biometric security technology: The company has announced that T-Systems, a Hungarian IT consultancy, has ordered fingerprint scanners…

CLEAR Network Extends to Phoenix

CLEAR Network Extends to Phoenix

“Phoenix Sky International Airport has become the 25th airport in the US to support CLEAR…” CLEAR‘s biometric passenger screening system has landed in Phoenix, Arizona. Registered passengers at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport can now proceed through PHX Terminal 4 faster than ever, with CLEAR allowing them to confirm their identities through a simple…

Touch Biometrix Gets Funding from Welsh Gov’t

Touch Biometrix Gets Funding from Welsh Gov’t

Welsh fingerprint sensor startup Touch Biometrix has managed to acquire some funding from the Wales government. The funding comes from the SMARTCymru program, which is aimed at supporting businesses across five phases of development. For Touch Biometrix, the funding will apply to the first phase – “Technical and Commercial Feasibility”. In announcing the funding, Touch…

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

“In a statement announcing the new integrations, FPC said it is ‘very proud to provide world class biometrics for two new and cool smartphones…’” Two high-profile new smartphones are using fingerprint sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards, the company has announced. And they’re both from repeat customers. One of the devices is the latest addition to…

BIO-key to Launch New Biometric Locks at Design Tokyo Expo

BIO-key to Launch New Biometric Locks at Design Tokyo Expo

BIO-key is going to participate in next week’s Design Tokyo expo, and will take the opportunity to show off two new product offerings. The event is aimed at showcasing “marketable” products, representing an opportunity for BIO-key to get its biometric consumer offerings in front of potential clients and partners. So the company is planning to…

FPC Announces Cost-Optimized 4th Gen Fingerprint Sensor

FPC Announces Cost-Optimized 4th Gen Fingerprint Sensor

“FPC’s latest sensor model is a single-chip solution that the company says is suitable for square or rounded rear-mounted applications, or in a rectangular home button on the front of a mobile device.” Fingerprint Cards has announced its most affordable fingerprint sensor yet, the FPC1511. The solution was first hinted at in FPC’s latest quarterly…

Goodix Aims to Speed Up Production with New Design Tools

Goodix Aims to Speed Up Production with New Design Tools

A partnership with California-based Helic, Inc. is poised to enhance the technology of Shenzhen-based Goodix. The companies have announced that Goodix has integrated Helic’s VeloceRF, RaptorX, and Exalto solutions into Goodix Design Flow, its analog and RF design platform. It’s a technically complex business. Attempting to explain the integrations in a statement, Goodix Wireless Technology…

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