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Goodix Supplies In-Display Fingerprint Sensor for Vivo Nex S

Goodix Supplies In-Display Fingerprint Sensor for Vivo Nex S

Goodix is the supplier behind the in-display fingerprint sensor technology of Vivo’s latest flagship smartphone, the China-based biometrics specialist has announced. Officially unveiled this week, the Vivo Nex S is the third device from Vivo to feature in-display technology, after the pioneering Vivo X20 Plus UD launched in China near the start of the year,…

Vivo X21 Launches in India with In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

Vivo X21 Launches in India with In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

“While its in-display fingerprint scanning is probably the X21’s most talked-about feature, the device is noteworthy for offering another relatively novel form of biometric authentication as well – facial recognition.” Vivo officially launched its pioneering X21 smartphone in India today, just about a week after the country’s e-commerce giant Flipkart announced it would be the…

BRIEF: The Fingerprint Sensor Market is Still Rising

BRIEF: The Fingerprint Sensor Market is Still Rising

Fingerprint sensors are now a standard feature on contemporary smartphones. Yet while they’re more popular than ever, a number of fingerprint sensor specialists have had to contend with serious market pressures in recent months, with costs in the mobile market dropping and a growing number of competitors. That doesn’t mean the fingerprint sensor market has…

Here’s Another Hint That Xiaomi’s Next Phone Will Have an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Here’s Another Hint That Xiaomi’s Next Phone Will Have an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

“The new video, which shows a smartphone being unlocked with an in-display fingerprint scan, thus adds some credence to the theory…” Another hint has emerged that Xiaomi will be the next big smartphone maker to integrate an in-display fingerprint sensor into a new device: A video has emerged that purportedly shows such a fingerprint scan…

Synaptics’ Clear ID Fingerprint Sensor Wins Big at 2018 Display Industry Awards

Synaptics’ Clear ID Fingerprint Sensor Wins Big at 2018 Display Industry Awards

Synaptics‘ Clear ID fingerprint sensor solution has been named “Component of the Year” by the Society for Information Display, or SID. The recognition is one of the three categories of the 2018 Display Industry Awards, which also include the categories of “Display of the Year” and “Display Application of the Year”. For industry watchers, Clear…

Suprema Takes Aim at Next Gen Premium Smartphone Market with MWC Showcase

Suprema Takes Aim at Next Gen Premium Smartphone Market with MWC Showcase

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and Suprema will be there with exciting news biometric innovations. The Korean biomerics company announced that at next month’s’ Barcelona conference it will be showcasing new in-display fingerprint matching functionality on its BioSign 3.0 software as well as launching a new 3D facial recognition solution named LookSign.…

Vivo X20 Plus UD Goes on Sale With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Vivo X20 Plus UD Goes on Sale With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

The world’s first smartphone with a fingerprint sensor embedded under its display will go on sale today. Vivo first announced that it had such a device in production last month, immediately after fingerprint biometrics specialist Synaptics announced that it had viable in-display technology in mass production. Then, at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month,…

Vivo X20 Plus To Launch this Week With Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Vivo X20 Plus To Launch this Week With Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

“It’s the first device to feature Synaptics’ CLEAR ID 9500, an optical fingerprint sensor designed for integration under a device’s display…” The world’s first commercially available smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor will hit the market on January 24th. The device comes from Vivo, which recently showed it off at the Consumer Electronics Show. Dubbed…

Upcoming Synaptics Q2 Report May Hint at In-Display Tech Prospects

Upcoming Synaptics Q2 Report May Hint at In-Display Tech Prospects

“The update will arrive at an exciting time for the company and indeed for the markets in which it operates, particularly the mobile sector.” Synaptics will report its Q2 fiscal results for 2018 on February 7th, the company has announced. The results will be issued after market close, while Synaptics officials will host a conference…

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…

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