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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…

MWC 2017: Egis Launches New Fingerprint Sensor Tech

MWC 2017: Egis Launches New Fingerprint Sensor Tech

Egis Technology is kicking off its run at this week’s Mobile World Congress with the launch of a new under-glass fingerprint sensor capable of scanning through up to 1000 micrometers. In a statement announcing the technology, Egis acknowledged that “some lesser technologies” have also enabled under-glass sensor deployments, but the company said that its solution…

MWC 2017: New Huawei Smartphone Features Under-Glass Sensor

MWC 2017: New Huawei Smartphone Features Under-Glass Sensor

“The new device and its under-glass sensor integration were announced at this week’s Mobile World Congress…” Huawei has launched another smartphone featuring Fingerprint Cards‘ FPC1268 sensor in an under-glass configuration. The integration demonstrates Huawei’s continuing interest in under-glass sensor technology. With FPC, the company helped to pioneer this technology with a few devices launched toward…

Synaptics Introduces New Line of Optical Fingerprint Sensors

Synaptics Introduces New Line of Optical Fingerprint Sensors

Synaptics has announced the Natural ID FS9100, a new line of optical fingerprint sensors that can scan through a full millimeter of cover glass. In a statement announcing the new sensor family, Synaptics asserted that it sports “an extremely thin form factor and minimal power consumption,” adding that its under-glass application will protect the sensor…

Under-Glass Sensors Are Here, What’s Next For Smartphone Fingerprints?

Under-Glass Sensors Are Here, What’s Next For Smartphone Fingerprints?

It seems like only yesterday that Apple’s launch of its Touch ID fingerprint biometrics system was being met by mainstream media skepticism and high profile presentation attacks. But in the few short years that followed Apple’s bid on biometrics, the mobile fingerprint sensor has become almost ubiquitous. Indeed, it is almost more notable now when…

Huawei Mate 9 Pro Brings Under-Glass FPC Sensor to Standard Price Range

Huawei Mate 9 Pro Brings Under-Glass FPC Sensor to Standard Price Range

The new Huawei Mate 9 Pro features the same under-glass fingerprint sensor model as the recenly released Mate 9 Porsche Design. Huawei has launched another version of its Huawei Mate 9 smartphone, bringing the sleek design of the Mate 9 Porsche Design to a lower price range. And that includes an under-glass fingerprint sensor from…

Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design’s Under-Glass Sensor is a ‘Milestone’ for FPC

Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design’s Under-Glass Sensor is a ‘Milestone’ for FPC

“…the fingerprint sensor used in the device comes solely from FPC, saying it represents the company’s ‘complete and holistic offering, including not only hardware, but also state-of-the-art algorithms and secure software implementations.’” Fingerprint Cards is celebrating the first commercial launch of its under-glass fingerprint sensor technology. It hits the market via Huawei’s new Mate 9 Porsche…

New Apple Patent Points to Display-Embedded Touch ID

New Apple Patent Points to Display-Embedded Touch ID

Apple has patented a new system for bringing its Touch ID fingerprint sensor system directly into the display of a mobile device, AppleInsider reports. The patent illustrates how special sensors called ‘electrostatic lenses’ could be used to capture a clearer image of a fingerprint even through glass, which otherwise blurs the fingerprint images that capacitive sensors…

Is An Under-Glass Fingerprint Sensor Coming To Xiaomi Phones?

Is An Under-Glass Fingerprint Sensor Coming To Xiaomi Phones?

Xiaomi’s next major smartphone may feature an under-glass, ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, according to new rumors. The speculation concerns Xiaomi’s Mi 5S, which is expected to launch soon. In addition to impressive technical specifications such as a pressure-sensitive display, 6GB of RAM, and a 16MP rear camera, the device is also expected to include a Qualcomm…

FPC, TPK Announce Under-Glass Sensor Solution

FPC, TPK Announce Under-Glass Sensor Solution

Fingerprint Cards has successfully implemented its latest sensor under glass, the company has announced. The work was done in collaboration with lamination and cover glass specialist TPK using the FPC1268 fingerprint sensor. It’s the first of FPC’s sensors to be designed for under-glass deployments, allowing it to be integrated under the glass face of a…