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Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Receives Accolades at CES

Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Receives Accolades at CES

Surprising no one, Synaptics’ in-display fingerprint solution has come away from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with numerous awards and wide acclaim. The company has announced that its Clear ID FS9500 fingerprint sensor received ‘Best of Show’ recognition from numerous online news outlets including Android Authority, Android Central, Digital Trends, Tech Radar, TechnoBuffalo, and Toms…

Vivo’s In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Smartphone Demoed at CES

Vivo’s In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Smartphone Demoed at CES

“The company emphasized the solution’s capability of accommodating full-size displays that take up almost the entire front face of a mobile device, and the convenience of maintaining a front-facing fingerprint scanning system with respect to the user experience.” As anticipated, Vivo has taken the opportunity of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show to demo the world’s…

Vivo Will Be The First Smartphone to Use Clear ID

Vivo Will Be The First Smartphone to Use Clear ID

Synaptics’ in-display fingerprint sensor technology is going to be used first in a Vivo smartphone. The news comes just a few days after Synaptics’ announcement that it had in-display fingerprint sensors in mass production, and that it would soon be deployed in a ‘Tier 1’ smartphone, with demos planned for the Consumer Electronics Show. Synaptics…

Synaptics’ In-Display Fingerprint Sensor In Mass Production

Synaptics’ In-Display Fingerprint Sensor In Mass Production

“Synaptics says that its solution is not only in mass production, but is to be integrated into a ‘soon to be announced Tier 1 customer phone.’” Synaptics‘ in-display fingerprint sensor solution is now in mass production with “a top five OEM”, the company has announced. Dubbed Clear ID FS9500, the solution is designed for integration…

Synaptics Announces ‘Analyst and Investor Meeting’ for Dec. 12

Synaptics Announces ‘Analyst and Investor Meeting’ for Dec. 12

Synaptics is planning to host an ‘Analyst and Investor Meeting’, and will webcast it live on December 12th. In a statement announcing the meeting, the company indicated that it will feature presentations from Synaptics’ senior executives, which “may include information regarding current and future products and technologies, end-market trends, and the company’s current financial prospects.”…

Synaptics Says In-Display Fingerprint Solution Will Go Into Mass Production This Year

Synaptics Says In-Display Fingerprint Solution Will Go Into Mass Production This Year

Synaptics says its under-glass fingerprint sensor technology will see an in-display deployment in a mobile device this year. The company first announced its Natural ID FS9100 sensor line at the end of last year. It’s an optical fingerprint sensor that Synaptics says can scan through a full millimeter of cover glass. At the time of…

New Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors use Ultrasonic Tech for Fingerprint Imaging

New Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors use Ultrasonic Tech for Fingerprint Imaging

Qualcomm has announced a new line of fingerprint sensors that can scan through glass, metal, and mobile displays. The new Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors use ultrasonic technology for fingerprint imaging. Qualcomm says they can scan through up to 1200 µm of an OLED display, 800 µm of cover glass, and 650 µm of aluminum. The sensor can…

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…