mobile devices

Face ID Components Suppliers Optimistic About Shipments Thanks to Apple Device Demand

Face ID Components Suppliers Optimistic About Shipments Thanks to Apple Device Demand

“… one supplier involved in the VCSEL laser technology needed for Face ID, Win Semiconductors, posted revenues of about $149.47 million for Q2 of 2018, a 19.71 percent year-over-year increase.” A new industry report offers further evidence that Apple is planning to bring its 3D facial recognition system to all of its new iPhones and…

AssureID Brings Selfie Authentication to Home Buying

AssureID Brings Selfie Authentication to Home Buying

“We believe in empowering individuals to create secure transactions and found that Acuant has the same mission with products to enable trust while keeping processes streamlined.” – Ryan Harris, CEO, Noodigs An innovative new Acuant client is taking advantage of its AssureID identity verification platform. Called Noodigs, the client is aiming to launch a digital…

Jumio Partners With Backbase

Jumio Partners With Backbase

“The companies already share some common customers including HSBC and Metro Bank, but the partnership could help to further expand Jumio’s client roster.” A new distribution partner could give a further boost to Jumio‘s ongoing ascent. The company has teamed up with Backbase, a financial digitization consultancy that offers a range of FinTech solutions to…

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Ditch Rear-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Ditch Rear-Mounted Fingerprint Sensor

Samsung has finally learned from the negative feedback it received over the rear-mounted fingerprint sensors of its most recent flagship smartphones: According to new leaks, two versions of next year’s Galaxy S10 smartphone line will feature in-display fingerprint sensor technology, while a budget option will place the fingerprint sensor on the side. The in-display options…

Jumio’s Ascent Continues with 269% Q2 Sales Jump

Jumio’s Ascent Continues with 269% Q2 Sales Jump

“The company attributes its Q2 success primarily to the APAC market, which it has targeted through a new Singapore office established this past March.” Jumio continues to be one of the great success stories of the authentication industry with the news that it has just finished its best sales quarter yet: Q2 saw a year…

Fingerprint and Face Biometrics Now Protect Bank of America Merrill’s Mobile App

Fingerprint and Face Biometrics Now Protect Bank of America Merrill’s Mobile App

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has brought fingerprint and facial recognition to its mobile app, CashPro Mobile. The biometric technology is used for mobile login, offering stronger security and greater convenience for end users. A lot of users stand to benefit from the move. Aimed primarily at treasurers in businesses, the CashPro app is used…

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

“In a statement announcing the new integrations, FPC said it is ‘very proud to provide world class biometrics for two new and cool smartphones…’” Two high-profile new smartphones are using fingerprint sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards, the company has announced. And they’re both from repeat customers. One of the devices is the latest addition to…

Korean Researchers Detail Transparent, Flexible Fingerprint Sensor System

Korean Researchers Detail Transparent, Flexible Fingerprint Sensor System

“As the researchers explain, transparent fingerprint sensor technology ‘is highly sought after’ given the growing prevalence of biometric security on smartphones and smartwatches, and device makers’ interest in maximizing screen space. “ Korean researchers have developed a capacitive fingerprint sensor technology that is both transparent and flexible. As outlined in a paper for Nature Communications,…

Finisar Prepares to Open Texas Facility For Face ID Laser Production

Finisar Prepares to Open Texas Facility For Face ID Laser Production

One of Apple’s key components suppliers is getting ready to open a new production facility. In a statement announcing its upcoming factory opening, Texas-based Finisar explained that the 3D Sensing Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser technology to be produced by the facility is “used in a wide range of applications.” But the highest-profile of these…

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