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MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy 9S Features Multimodal ‘Intelligent Scan’ Biometrics

MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy 9S Features Multimodal ‘Intelligent Scan’ Biometrics

“A new user authentication system called Intelligent Scan combines improved facial recognition with the iris scanning technology pioneered by last year’s Galaxy and Note devices to allow for an even more secure…” Samsung’s latest Galaxy smartphone has been announced, and it’s pretty much what was expected: A better version of last year’s Galaxy S8, with…

The Biometric Expectation for the Samsung Galaxy S9

The Biometric Expectation for the Samsung Galaxy S9

About a year after its release, it’s fair to say that Samsung did a great job with its Galaxy S8 devices. It helped to set a new design trend for smartphones that prioritized maximum screen space, and its use of iris scanning was an innovation that demonstrated how biometric authentication could be made even more…

Samsung Galaxy S9 Fingerprint Sensor Placement Revealed in New Leaks

Samsung Galaxy S9 Fingerprint Sensor Placement Revealed in New Leaks

Samsung hasn’t managed to integrate the fingerprint sensor of its upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphone into the device’s display, suggest newly leaked images of the device. And it’s going to cost about a hundred bucks more than last year’s Galaxy S8, according to the latest anonymous report from the mobile industry. The fingerprint issue represents a…

Is Samsung Galaxy S9’s ‘Intelligent Scan’ a Face ID Killer?

Is Samsung Galaxy S9’s ‘Intelligent Scan’ a Face ID Killer?

“The dual biometrics could offer Samsung an easy trump card when it comes to comparisons between the security of the iPhone X and its Galaxy S9 smartphone.” It looks like Samsung is indeed preparing an improved facial recognition feature for its next flagship smartphone. The effort was first reported in speculation about the Galaxy S9…

Galaxy S9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Looks Increasingly Likely

Galaxy S9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Looks Increasingly Likely

The next phone in Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line might be the first such commercial device to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. Speculation to that effect has been catalyzed by an announcement yesterday from Synaptics, one of the world’s top fingerprint sensor specialists, that its in-display technology had entered mass production and will be showcased…

Is Iris Recognition Coming To Samsung’s Budget Smartphones?

Is Iris Recognition Coming To Samsung’s Budget Smartphones?

Samsung is reportedly working to improve its iris scanning technology for next year’s Galaxy S9 smartphone, and to bring it to phones lower down the price spectrum, according to a new report. The news complements reports from late November speculating that Samsung is aiming to improve both its iris and facial recognition technology for the…

Who Will Provide Fingerprint Biometrics For The Galaxy S9?

Who Will Provide Fingerprint Biometrics For The Galaxy S9?

“Samsung is reportedly planning to launch the Galaxy S9 and a larger ‘S9 Plus’ model at the Consumer Electronics Show in early January.” Samsung is planning to launch its new Galaxy S9 smartphones in January, and is going with a different supplier for the fingerprint sensor, according to new reports. Speculation regarding the timeline, which…

Contactless Biometrics To Enable Galaxy S9’s Massive Display

Contactless Biometrics To Enable Galaxy S9’s Massive Display

“…Samsung is also thought to be working on upgrades to its iris and facial recognition technology for the new devices in order to remain competitive against Apple’s iPhone X with its infrared facial recognition system.” If the big trend in smartphone design right now is full-size displays – and it really seems to be –…

Samsung Galaxy S9 Might Launch in January With Sub-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung Galaxy S9 Might Launch in January With Sub-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, is likely to debut earlier than usual with a late January launch, according to new rumors. The company has reportedly scheduled OLED display component shipments to start in November; and given that such component shipments for the Samsung Galaxy S8 started in January of this year, with that…

Samsung Galaxy S9 Enters In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Race

Samsung Galaxy S9 Enters In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Race

Samsung’s next Galaxy device will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor, according to new leaks. The rumors, which appear to originate from anonymous industry sources in South Korea, suggest that even though the Samsung Galaxy S9 is not expected to be released until early next year, Samsung has already more or less finalized its screen design,…