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Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Features Windows Hello Biometric Security

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Features Windows Hello Biometric Security

“Supported by the Windows Hello platform embedded in the Windows 10 operating system, the sensor enables biometric user authentication, offering a considerable security advantage over traditional password-based login.” Samsung has announced a new notebook device sporting stylus support and biometric security. Perhaps the most distinctive feature of the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin is its 360-degree…

New Samsung, LG Notebooks Feature FPC Fingerprint Sensors

New Samsung, LG Notebooks Feature FPC Fingerprint Sensors

Fingerprint Cards biometric technology is being used in multiple new devices from some big-name brands. One of them is Samsung, whose new Notebook 9 Pen notebook device features an embedded FPC1025 fingerprint sensor. The sensor complements an infrared camera, allowing for both fingerprint and facial recognition via the device’s Windows Hello user authentication system. Meanwhile,…

Fujitsu Client Computing Chose NEXT Biometrics For Notebook Fingerprint Sensors

Fujitsu Client Computing Chose NEXT Biometrics For Notebook Fingerprint Sensors

It looks like Fujitsu is the “Tier 1 notebook customer” behind NEXT Biometrics’ first shipments of its NB-2034-S2 fingerprint sensor module for notebooks. NEXT Biometrics announced the shipments just a few days ago, and has now confirmed that Fujitsu Client Computing Limited has been integrating the biometric technology into new notebook and tablet devices after…

NEXT Biometrics Begins Shipping Sensor Module for Notebooks

NEXT Biometrics Begins Shipping Sensor Module for Notebooks

NEXT Biometrics has started shipping its NB-2034-S2 fingerprint sensor module for notebooks, the company has announced. The solution is also aimed at tablet and access control applications. The NB-2034-S2 is the first module in NEXT Biometrics’ line of second generation ASIC solutions, and is based on the NB-A520 semiconductor controller, which features an embedded microcontroller. Because…

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…

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Clients Serving Tablet and Notebook Markets

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Clients Serving Tablet and Notebook Markets

NEXT Biometrics has two new clients serving the notebook and tablet markets, the company has announced. In a statement, the company declined to name the clients in question, but noted that they are “brand name” customers, “including a Japanese Tier 1 firm”. The companies will integrate NEXT fingerprint sensors into forthcoming devices. Commenting on the…

New Fujitsu Notebooks Support Fingerprint, Palm Vein Biometrics

New Fujitsu Notebooks Support Fingerprint, Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu has announced a new line of notebooks that offer biometric security capabilities. They’re called the Lifebook U7x7 notebooks, and are available in three different sizes with displays ranging from 12.5 inches to 15.6 inches. They’re thin and lightweight, and they feature classic and USB type-C compatibility, as well as anti-glare HD or full HD touch…

Synaptics Brings Biometrics to Clevo Notebooks’ Touchpads

Synaptics Brings Biometrics to Clevo Notebooks’ Touchpads

Electronic notebook maker Clevo has incorporated Synaptics‘ SecurePad technology into its newest gamer-focused devices. Rolling out under the brands Aftershock, Azom Systems, CJscope, Monster, and Sager, the notebooks feature Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensors. The sensors are embedded in the notebooks’ touchpads, allowing for easy, virtually passive fingerprint biometric authentication via the company’s SecurePad system.…

Synaptics Launches Biometric USB Dongle

Synaptics Launches Biometric USB Dongle

Synaptics has launched a USB key featuring its Natural ID fingerprint scanning technology. In a statement announcing the new USB dongle, the company explained that it’s “small enough to remain unobtrusively installed in any notebook USB port,” and highlighted its functionality with Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello, the Windows 10 security system enabling biometric authentication…

NEXT Biometrics Introduces New Ultra-Thin Sensors

NEXT Biometrics Introduces New Ultra-Thin Sensors

Today, NEXT Biometrics introduced a new line of ultra-thin fingerprint sensor designs. The new sensors will forego the large bezels and metal frames used in NEXT’s first generation sensors. The company aims to cater to the booming mobile device market, in which design space is a premium. With the removal of the bezel, NEXT asserts…