fingerprint sensor

Fingerprint Cards Reports Stabilizing Sales in Q2 2018 Update

Fingerprint Cards Reports Stabilizing Sales in Q2 2018 Update

Fingerprint Cards issued its Q2 update today, with the report depicting the continuation of trends seen in its last quarterly result. Revenues for the quarter came in at SEK 389.9 million, a decrease of 53 percent year-over-year. FPC also continued to see a net loss, which amounted to SEK 467.9 million, compared to a loss…

Nikon Files Patent for Biometric Camera Tech

Nikon Files Patent for Biometric Camera Tech

“The company’s patent details how its biometric sensors could be used to detect the user’s mood at the time a photograph is taken, based on things like heart rate, perspiration, blood pressure, and so on.” A newly published patent filed by Nikon suggests that biometric technology may be on the verge of catching on in…

FPC Sets Date for Highly Anticipated Q2 Update

FPC Sets Date for Highly Anticipated Q2 Update

Fingerprint Cards has set a date for its Q2 update, which will arrive on July 19th. The company will issue its Q2 report at 7:00am CET, followed by a webcast and telephone conference at 9:00am CET. In announcing its plans for the Q2 update, FPC offered no hints about what it would entail, but it’s…

SmartCore Upgrades Airport Kiosks with Integrated Biometrics Tech

SmartCore Upgrades Airport Kiosks with Integrated Biometrics Tech

South Korea-based SmartCore has upgraded its biometric airport kiosks at Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The kiosks now feature fingerprint scanning technology from Integrated Biometrics. While SmartCore’s airport kiosks have been scanning visitors’ fingerprints for years now, the company has now opted for Integrated Biometrics’ Columbo fingerprint sensor solution for its reliability and its FBI certification…

Former IDEMIA Exec Becomes Head of Sales for NEXT Biometrics

Former IDEMIA Exec Becomes Head of Sales for NEXT Biometrics

  “Alain Faburel’s leadership, background and experience will strengthen our ability to deliver outstanding technology to customers in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics continues to bulk up on the personnel front as the company pursues opportunities in the emerging biometric payment cards…

Korean Researchers Detail Transparent, Flexible Fingerprint Sensor System

Korean Researchers Detail Transparent, Flexible Fingerprint Sensor System

“As the researchers explain, transparent fingerprint sensor technology ‘is highly sought after’ given the growing prevalence of biometric security on smartphones and smartwatches, and device makers’ interest in maximizing screen space. “ Korean researchers have developed a capacitive fingerprint sensor technology that is both transparent and flexible. As outlined in a paper for Nature Communications,…

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…

Regulator Leaks Pics of OnePlus 2, Biometric Sensor

Regulator Leaks Pics of OnePlus 2, Biometric Sensor

While scientists and cosmological enthusiasts continue to pore over the new images of Pluto from the New Horizons spacecraft, mobile device aficionados have taken a magnifying glass to newly released pics of the coming OnePlus 2 smartphone. The leaked pictures come by way of Tenaa, a Chinese wireless regulator. The images largely confirm what was…