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New Devices May Signal a Biometric Revolution in PCs

New Devices May Signal a Biometric Revolution in PCs

Is a biometric revolution starting to get underway in the world of PCs and laptops? Two newly announced devices represent further steps in that direction. Huawei’s Matebook E is a convertible tablet featuring an embedded fingerprint sensor; while it’s technically a mobile device with an attachable keyboard, it runs on Windows 10 and an Intel…

Huawei Matebook X Launches in Berlin Featuring Goodix Biometrics

Huawei Matebook X Launches in Berlin Featuring Goodix Biometrics

“The news comes in the same week that Fingerprint Cards announced that its own fingerprint sensor technology is being used in Huawei’s Matebook E, a convertible tablet, suggesting that the consumer electronics OEM is fully embracing biometric security…” A new notebook from Huawei is using a Goodix fingerprint sensor for user authentication. The Matebook X was…

Goodix Wins Edison Award for Live Finger Detection Solution

Goodix Wins Edison Award for Live Finger Detection Solution

Goodix is celebrating a win at the 2017 Edison Awards, which took place recently in New York. The company won a Gold Edison Award in the category of Applied Technology for its Live Finger Detection fingerprint sensor technology. The technology combines fingerprint recognition with cardiac biometrics, sensing whether a heartbeat can be detected in a…

Mobile Fingerprint Biometrics And Adaptation

Mobile Fingerprint Biometrics And Adaptation

It has been four years since Touch ID popularized fingerprint biometrics on mainstream smartphones and we are now close to seeing fingerprint sensor ubiquity on mobile devices. Recent research from Acuity Market Intelligence states that there are over 500 biometric smartphone models on the market, and what’s more: they are affordable, with many landing under…

Goodix Announces In-Display Fingerprint Sensor at MWC

Goodix Announces In-Display Fingerprint Sensor at MWC

Goodix has followed through on its promise of a new “world’s first” technology at this year’s Mobile World Congress with what appears to be the first commercial, in-display fingerprint sensor. It’s designed for integration directly into an AMOLED screen, and the company says it offers a “compact size and very low power consumption”, according to…

Goodix Promises ‘World’s First’ Tech for MWC

Goodix Promises ‘World’s First’ Tech for MWC

Fingerprint and touchscreen solutions provider Goodix is hoping to make a big splash at next week’s Mobile World Congress with what it promises will be “another world’s first technology”. In a statement, the company did not offer any details on the new technology, other than to say that it is “patented with independent intellectual properties”.…

LG Pivots to Goodix for New Smartphones’ Fingerprint Sensors

LG Pivots to Goodix for New Smartphones’ Fingerprint Sensors

Goodix is celebrating a major new client, with LG having integrated a Goodix fingerprint sensor into its new K10 and Stylus 3 smartphones. The announcement came at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. LG has evidently opted to shake things up after having used an IDEX fingerprint sensor in its Stylo 2 V and its Stylus…

Goodix Wins CES Innovation Award for Liveness-Detecting Fingerprint Sensor

Goodix Wins CES Innovation Award for Liveness-Detecting Fingerprint Sensor

Goodix has won a prestigious CES 2017 award for an innovative fingerprint sensor system with built-in liveness detection. It has become the first China-based IC company to win a Best of Innovation Award in the category of Embedded Technologies, thanks to its Live Fingerprint Detection Sensor. It’s an optical fingerprint sensor system that also uses infrared…

Goodix Live Finger Detection Tech Featured On New ZTE Smartphone

Goodix Live Finger Detection Tech Featured On New ZTE Smartphone

“The sensor combines a standard fingerprint sensor with an optical fingerprint sensor that emits infrared light. That means it can scan the underlying tissue of a fingerprint, which should go a long way in preventing spoofing.” ZTE has become the first mobile OEM to integrate Goodix’s Live Finger Detection technology into a mobile device. The…

Goodix to Show Off Multimodal Fingerprint Scanning, Wearable Tech at MWC

Goodix to Show Off Multimodal Fingerprint Scanning, Wearable Tech at MWC

“Goodix CEO David Zhang hinted at the company’s interest in cardiac biometrics and pressure sensor technology toward the end of last year, and indeed he promised a strong showing for MWC 2016.” Goodix plans to show off its complete line of touchscreen and fingerprint solutions at next week’s Mobile World Congress, including some innovative new…

Goodix Aims High in 2016

Goodix Aims High in 2016

The CEO of a China-based user interface solutions company has high expectations for the future. Speaking to EE Times China, Goodix’s David Zhang outlined some of the company’s plans for the coming months and years, and it appears to be aiming high. Looking to the long term, Zhang sees a bright future for Goodix’s under-glass fingerprint sensors,…

Goodix Anticipates Growth with Fingerprint Efforts

Goodix Anticipates Growth with Fingerprint Efforts

“Given these prospects and Goodix’s prestigious CES 2016 awards, there appears to be good reason for the company’s plans for growth.” China-based user interface developer Goodix expects major growth over the next year, the company has announced. While the company says it is working to meet rising demand for pressure-sensitive touchscreen solutions, much of its…

News Roundup: Biometrics In Banking

News Roundup: Biometrics In Banking

This past week at FindBiometrics: Financial Biometrics Month continued as we examined the benefits of biometric banking and released new videos from the recent Money20/20 conference. In the news we saw novelty, innovation and diversity when reporting on new products and integrations, while Q3 2015 reports kept trickling in. Here is a look back on…

Goodix Wins Two Innovation Awards Ahead of CES 2016

Goodix Wins Two Innovation Awards Ahead of CES 2016

China-based user interface developer Goodix has won two major awards ahead of the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. Its Touch Screen Enables Sharing Through Screen Itself system and its Invisible Touch Fingerprint Sensor have both won International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 Innovation Awards in the Embedded Technologies category. Goodix’s Touch Screen Enables Sharing Through Screen Itself system lives up to…

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…

Goodix Expanding Silicon Valley Presence

Goodix Expanding Silicon Valley Presence

User interface and touchscreen developer Goodix is expanding its US operations. The China-based company is planning to double its R&D, sales, and marketing staff in Silicon Valley over the course of the next year. The move comes at a time of growth for the company. Earlier this summer, a Digitimes Research report predicted that Goodix…