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Vivo Works With Megvii for Advanced Mobile 3D Facial Recognition Applications

Vivo Works With Megvii for Advanced Mobile 3D Facial Recognition Applications

Vivo is now working with a facial recognition specialist on 3D face and head modelling technology. The partnership was detailed at last week’s Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, where both companies showed off technology allowing attendees to have their heads scanned and then built into a physical 3D model they could hold in their hands.…

Will The Galaxy Tab S4 Have In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics?

Will The Galaxy Tab S4 Have In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics?

It looks like Samsung’s next flagship tablet won’t have a traditional fingerprint sensor, suggesting the company is opting for some more sophisticated biometric security to replace it. All we have to go by are a couple of images leaked to the press, depicting a tablet device with no traditional home button, nor a fingerprint sensor…

Apple Granted Registered Trademark For Face ID

Apple Granted Registered Trademark For Face ID

Apple has been granted a registered trademark for its Face ID facial recognition system. It’s a symbolic development for Apple’s trailblazing authentication system. Since launching its infrared, 3D face scanning system with the iPhone X last autumn, Apple has shown every indication that it’s going to keep using this technology in future devices, with many…

Goodix is Officially a Biometrics Supplier For Samsung Electronics

Goodix is Officially a Biometrics Supplier For Samsung Electronics

Goodix has a big new partner: The company is now officially a supplier for Samsung Electronics. The China-based fingerprint sensor specialist says it is providing technology for the Galaxy J7 Duo, a budget smartphone aimed at the Indian market. The device is using a GW32J1 fingerprint sensor model from Goodix, positioned in a home button…

Samsung Pass Integrates HYPR’s Decentralized Authentication Solution

Samsung Pass Integrates HYPR’s Decentralized Authentication Solution

HYPR‘s decentralized authentication solution will be incorporated into Samsung Pass as part of a larger partnership between the companies. First announced ahead of the ultimately recalled Note7 smartphone, Samsung Pass is Samsung’s bid to create a mobile master key for digital services including online banking. Now, with its integration of HYPR’s decentralized approach to biometric…

MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy 9S Features Multimodal ‘Intelligent Scan’ Biometrics

MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy 9S Features Multimodal ‘Intelligent Scan’ Biometrics

“A new user authentication system called Intelligent Scan combines improved facial recognition with the iris scanning technology pioneered by last year’s Galaxy and Note devices to allow for an even more secure…” Samsung’s latest Galaxy smartphone has been announced, and it’s pretty much what was expected: A better version of last year’s Galaxy S8, with…

Samsung Smart Drone Patent Includes Face Biometrics

Samsung Smart Drone Patent Includes Face Biometrics

Samsung has won a patent for a smart drone. The square-shaped device features propellers extending from each corner, and a tablet-like display in its central chassis. As the patent outlines, the device is designed to detect the face, pupils, and hand gestures of a user, who can control it via gesture. The smart drone could…

The Biometric Expectation for the Samsung Galaxy S9

The Biometric Expectation for the Samsung Galaxy S9

About a year after its release, it’s fair to say that Samsung did a great job with its Galaxy S8 devices. It helped to set a new design trend for smartphones that prioritized maximum screen space, and its use of iris scanning was an innovation that demonstrated how biometric authentication could be made even more…

Samsung Galaxy S9 Fingerprint Sensor Placement Revealed in New Leaks

Samsung Galaxy S9 Fingerprint Sensor Placement Revealed in New Leaks

Samsung hasn’t managed to integrate the fingerprint sensor of its upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphone into the device’s display, suggest newly leaked images of the device. And it’s going to cost about a hundred bucks more than last year’s Galaxy S8, according to the latest anonymous report from the mobile industry. The fingerprint issue represents a…

Is Samsung Galaxy S9’s ‘Intelligent Scan’ a Face ID Killer?

Is Samsung Galaxy S9’s ‘Intelligent Scan’ a Face ID Killer?

“The dual biometrics could offer Samsung an easy trump card when it comes to comparisons between the security of the iPhone X and its Galaxy S9 smartphone.” It looks like Samsung is indeed preparing an improved facial recognition feature for its next flagship smartphone. The effort was first reported in speculation about the Galaxy S9…

Samsung Notebook Spin Features FPC Sensor

Samsung Notebook Spin Features FPC Sensor

A new notebook device from Samsung features biometric security, thanks to technology provided by Fingerprint Cards. The Samsung Notebook Spin is another of the growing number of computer devices that takes advantage of Windows 10’s embedded support for biometric authentication via its Windows Hello security system. And in this case, that biometric security operates through…

Samsung Patent Covers Blood Flow Biometrics

Samsung Patent Covers Blood Flow Biometrics

A newly published patent indicates that Samsung has been exploring biometric authentication technology based on blood flow. As LetsGoDigital reports, the patent details a method of biometric authentication in which specialized sensors, including PPG, ECG, and GSR sensors, are used to track the flow of blood beneath the user’s skin. Patterns in blood flow are…

HYPR Demos Decentralized Authentication at CES 2018

HYPR Demos Decentralized Authentication at CES 2018

“All of these demos are premised on HYPR’s decentralized storage of user credentials, which is designed to ensure that a single data breach can’t significantly compromise user data.” HYPR Corp. is aiming to generate some more excitement over its decentralized authentication platform at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show with three demos. One demo will likely…

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 Patent Shows Biometrically Secured Digital Scroll

New Samsung Patent Shows Biometrically Secured Digital Scroll

Samsung continues to explore unusual device form factors and biometric security in a patent just published on the World Intellectual Property Organization database. The patent covers a design for a scroll – as in, paper rolled around a stick – only instead of paper it’s a digital screen. Taking a cue from those boxes of…

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,…

Galaxy S9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Looks Increasingly Likely

Galaxy S9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Looks Increasingly Likely

The next phone in Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S line might be the first such commercial device to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. Speculation to that effect has been catalyzed by an announcement yesterday from Synaptics, one of the world’s top fingerprint sensor specialists, that its in-display technology had entered mass production and will be showcased…

Is Iris Recognition Coming To Samsung’s Budget Smartphones?

Is Iris Recognition Coming To Samsung’s Budget Smartphones?

Samsung is reportedly working to improve its iris scanning technology for next year’s Galaxy S9 smartphone, and to bring it to phones lower down the price spectrum, according to a new report. The news complements reports from late November speculating that Samsung is aiming to improve both its iris and facial recognition technology for the…

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