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iPhone 8: Will Touch ID Be In-Display or Gone For Good?

iPhone 8: Will Touch ID Be In-Display or Gone For Good?

Newly leaked images are fueling speculation that Apple may be on course to bring its Touch ID fingerprint scanning system into the display of the next iPhone. The images come by way of persistent Apple leaker Benjamin Geskin, who claims they depict computer-assisted designs of the iPhone 8. The designs depict a full-size screen on the…

CrucialTec Wins Transparent Fingerprint Sensor Patent

CrucialTec Wins Transparent Fingerprint Sensor Patent

CrucialTec has won a patent for a transparent fingerprint sensor enabling in-display scanning on smartphones, reports The Investor. It isn’t yet clear exactly how the technology works, but according to the report the sensor can be embedded under a mobile display, and can be easily integrated into existing production lines, potentially allowing for inexpensive integrations…

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…

Biometric Upgrade Coming To iPhone 8: Report

Biometric Upgrade Coming To iPhone 8: Report

The next iPhone is going to have some sophisticated biometric technologies, according to a new report from the Cowen and Company investment firm. As Business Insider reports, the investment firm cites its own “field work” studying Apple’s supply chain in asserting that the iPhone 8 will feature “some form of facial/gesture recognition supported by a…

Under-Glass Sensors Are Here, What’s Next For Smartphone Fingerprints?

Under-Glass Sensors Are Here, What’s Next For Smartphone Fingerprints?

It seems like only yesterday that Apple’s launch of its Touch ID fingerprint biometrics system was being met by mainstream media skepticism and high profile presentation attacks. But in the few short years that followed Apple’s bid on biometrics, the mobile fingerprint sensor has become almost ubiquitous. Indeed, it is almost more notable now when…

Smartphone Companies Working Toward In-Display Sensors

Smartphone Companies Working Toward In-Display Sensors

Leading companies in the smartphone biometrics industry are hard at work trying to bring fingerprint sensors into the glass displays of mobile devices. As Synaptics’ Anthony Gioeli suggests in a post on the company’s blog, the effort is largely driven by a desire to extend the reach of the display across the front of a…