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FPC Biometrics Featured on a Slew of New Smartphones

FPC Biometrics Featured on a Slew of New Smartphones

“The new batch of integrations highlights the continuing importance of the mobile biometrics market to Fingerprints’ business, even as the company seeks to expand into new areas such as biometric payment cards.” A slew of new smartphones feature Fingerprint Cards‘ biometric technology, the company has announced. The devices come from a range of smartphone brands.…

Fingerprint Cards Biometric Sensors Featured on Six New Smartphones

Fingerprint Cards Biometric Sensors Featured on Six New Smartphones

“While FPC is seeking to pursue opportunities in new market areas such as biometric payment cards, the company is also working to improve production costs so that it can remain competitive in the capacitive fingerprint sensor market for smartphones…” A number of recently launched smartphones feature fingerprint sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards, the company has…

Fingerprint Cards Provides Biometrics For Sharp Aquos S2

Fingerprint Cards Provides Biometrics For Sharp Aquos S2

A new Sharp smartphone features biometric authentication technology from Fingerprint Cards. An FPC1145 sensor powers the fingerprint scanning of the Sharp Aquos S2, FPC has revealed. It’s the same sensor model used in Sharp’s previous phone, the Z3, which was announced earlier this year. Sharp also integrated the FPC1145 into last year’s Aquos Zeta SH-04H and…

Could Sharp Actually Beat Apple To The In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Finish Line?

Could Sharp Actually Beat Apple To The In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Finish Line?

It looks like Sharp’s next big smartphone is going to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. That’s what leaked images suggest, at least, as they depict a smartphone with a full-size screen coming in at about 5.5″, with no discernible fingerprint sensor on the rear of the device, or anywhere else. The device, dubbed the Aquos…

Sharp Z3 Smartphone Uses Precise Biometrics Tech

Sharp Z3 Smartphone Uses Precise Biometrics Tech

Precise Biometrics technology is helping to power the fingerprint scanning functionality of a new Sharp smartphone. The Sharp Z3 uses a fingerprint sensor provided by Fingerprint Cards, a longtime hardware partner of Precise Biometrics. Meanwhile, the algorithm software in play is Precise BioMatch Mobile, Precise Biometrics’ flagship solution for mobile devices. Sharp is a returning…

Synaptics Natural ID Fingerprint Sensors Built Into New Sharp Smartphones

Synaptics Natural ID Fingerprint Sensors Built Into New Sharp Smartphones

Sharp’s new Aquos smartphones will feature Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors. The sensors will be mounted on the sides of the new Sharp Aquos Ever SH-02J and the Aquos Disney Mobile DM-01J. The Sharp devices will be launched as part of the new smartphone lineup of NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s biggest mobile network operator. In a…

New Sharp Phones Feature FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech

New Sharp Phones Feature FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech

Two new smartphones from Sharp are making use of Fingerprint Cards biometric sensors. The Aquos Zeta SH-04H and the Aquos Xx3 each feature side-mounted FPC1145 sensors. In a statement announcing the integrations, FPC highlighted the technological sophistication of both the flagship smartphones and the sensor model being used. The devices each feature 5.3″ HD/IGZO TFT…

Synaptics’ Fingerprint Sensor is on New DoCoMo Phone

Synaptics’ Fingerprint Sensor is on New DoCoMo Phone

The integration is significant not only because of Sharp’s prominence in consumer electronics, but also because the new mobile device represents another prong in NTT DoCoMo’s groundbreaking efforts to institutionalize the high authentication standards of the FIDO Alliance Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensor has been adapted into a new smartphone from Sharp. The Aquos ZETA…