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Vivo Banks on In-Display Excitement with Z1x Device

Vivo Banks on In-Display Excitement with Z1x Device

Vivo is sticking with in-display fingerprint scanning for its next big smartphone, the Vivo Z1x. A follow-up to the Vivo Z1Pro announced earlier this summer, the Z1x is slated to launch in India on September 6th. And in a teaser video posted on Twitter, Vivo is highlighting the device’s use of an in-display fingerprint scanner…

Here’s How Apple’s Commitment to Face ID is Affecting the Mobile Biometrics Industry

Here’s How Apple’s Commitment to Face ID is Affecting the Mobile Biometrics Industry

Apple confirmed longstanding speculation last week with its unveiling of its three new iPhone models for 2018. Like last year’s iPhone X, all of the new devices have abandoned Apple’s pioneering Touch ID fingerprint authentication system in favor of Face ID, an infrared, 3D facial recognition system. Face ID is now the sole means of…

Vivo V11 Smartphone Features In-Display Fingerprint Recognition

Vivo V11 Smartphone Features In-Display Fingerprint Recognition

“In-display fingerprint scanning eliminates the need for a physical home button, which means that phone makers can make the device’s display take up almost the whole front face of the device without having to move the fingerprint scanner to the rear face of the phone.” Vivo is expanding its use of in-display fingerprint scanning technology,…

Enhanced In-Display Fingerprint Recognition Featured in New Vivo Flagship Phone

Enhanced In-Display Fingerprint Recognition Featured in New Vivo Flagship Phone

“…with its integration of in-display fingerprint scanning in the X23, Vivo is continuing to drive what may be a growing trend in mobile biometrics, with other smartphone makers like Xiaomi also following suit.” Vivo has officially announced its next flagship smartphone, and it’s going to feature improved in-display fingerprint recognition. The device has only just…

International Launch of Vivo Nex to Spread In-Display Biometrics

International Launch of Vivo Nex to Spread In-Display Biometrics

In-display fingerprint scanning technology is poised to continue its expansion beyond the China market with the international launch of Vivo’s Nex smartphone. The company has announced that its latest flagship device will soon launch in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Russia, and Taiwan. It’s the third smartphone from Vivo to feature in-display sensor technology, which Vivo…

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.…

Goodix Aims to Speed Up Production with New Design Tools

Goodix Aims to Speed Up Production with New Design Tools

A partnership with California-based Helic, Inc. is poised to enhance the technology of Shenzhen-based Goodix. The companies have announced that Goodix has integrated Helic’s VeloceRF, RaptorX, and Exalto solutions into Goodix Design Flow, its analog and RF design platform. It’s a technically complex business. Attempting to explain the integrations in a statement, Goodix Wireless Technology…

BRIEF: A Big Week In Mobile Biometrics

BRIEF: A Big Week In Mobile Biometrics

It has been a particularly busy week for mobile biometrics, with industry news running the gamut from security fiascos to pioneering innovations. In some ways, the week has marked the culmination of some of the biggest trends that have been underway over the past year – the rise of facial recognition, the ongoing proliferation of…

Vivo X21 Launches in India with In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

Vivo X21 Launches in India with In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

“While its in-display fingerprint scanning is probably the X21’s most talked-about feature, the device is noteworthy for offering another relatively novel form of biometric authentication as well – facial recognition.” Vivo officially launched its pioneering X21 smartphone in India today, just about a week after the country’s e-commerce giant Flipkart announced it would be the…

Smartphone with Clear ID to Launch in India

Smartphone with Clear ID to Launch in India

The sequel to Vivo’s pioneering X20 Plus UD smartphone is coming to India, with the country’s major retailer Flipkart announcing that it will be exclusive retailer of the Vivo X21. The device maintains the key feature of its predecessor – an in-display fingerprint sensor. Developed by Synaptics, the Clear ID biometric technology allows a fingerprint…

Vivo X20 Plus UD Goes on Sale With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Vivo X20 Plus UD Goes on Sale With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

The world’s first smartphone with a fingerprint sensor embedded under its display will go on sale today. Vivo first announced that it had such a device in production last month, immediately after fingerprint biometrics specialist Synaptics announced that it had viable in-display technology in mass production. Then, at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month,…

Vivo X20 Plus To Launch this Week With Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Vivo X20 Plus To Launch this Week With Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

“It’s the first device to feature Synaptics’ CLEAR ID 9500, an optical fingerprint sensor designed for integration under a device’s display…” The world’s first commercially available smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor will hit the market on January 24th. The device comes from Vivo, which recently showed it off at the Consumer Electronics Show. Dubbed…

Upcoming Synaptics Q2 Report May Hint at In-Display Tech Prospects

Upcoming Synaptics Q2 Report May Hint at In-Display Tech Prospects

“The update will arrive at an exciting time for the company and indeed for the markets in which it operates, particularly the mobile sector.” Synaptics will report its Q2 fiscal results for 2018 on February 7th, the company has announced. The results will be issued after market close, while Synaptics officials will host a conference…

Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Receives Accolades at CES

Clear ID In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Receives Accolades at CES

Surprising no one, Synaptics’ in-display fingerprint solution has come away from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show with numerous awards and wide acclaim. The company has announced that its Clear ID FS9500 fingerprint sensor received ‘Best of Show’ recognition from numerous online news outlets including Android Authority, Android Central, Digital Trends, Tech Radar, TechnoBuffalo, and Toms…

Vivo’s In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Smartphone Demoed at CES

Vivo’s In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Smartphone Demoed at CES

“The company emphasized the solution’s capability of accommodating full-size displays that take up almost the entire front face of a mobile device, and the convenience of maintaining a front-facing fingerprint scanning system with respect to the user experience.” As anticipated, Vivo has taken the opportunity of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show to demo the world’s…

Vivo Will Be The First Smartphone to Use Clear ID

Vivo Will Be The First Smartphone to Use Clear ID

Synaptics’ in-display fingerprint sensor technology is going to be used first in a Vivo smartphone. The news comes just a few days after Synaptics’ announcement that it had in-display fingerprint sensors in mass production, and that it would soon be deployed in a ‘Tier 1’ smartphone, with demos planned for the Consumer Electronics Show. Synaptics…

The Biometric Implications of the US-China Trade Agreement’s MoU’s

The Biometric Implications of the US-China Trade Agreement’s MoU’s

“Vivo also emphasized its collaboration with Qualcomm on in-display fingerprint sensor technology…” Three major smartphone companies have signed non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) agreements to purchase 12 billion dollars’ worth of Qualcomm technology over the next three years. The agreements were signed as part of a larger bilateral trade initiative undertaken upon President Donald Trump’s…

New Vivo Smartphone Reflects Design Trend Noted by FPC

New Vivo Smartphone Reflects Design Trend Noted by FPC

“…its fingerprint sensor is on the rear, in line with a trend among FPC clients reported in the company’s recent revised revenue guidance for Q3.” Vivo’s new X20 smartphone features an FPC1035 fingerprint sensor, Fingerprint Cards has announced. The China-based smartphone maker is a longtime Fingerprint Cards client and has integrated the latter’s biometric technology…

Leaked Images Show In-Display Fingerprint Sensor on Vivo Xplay 7

Leaked Images Show In-Display Fingerprint Sensor on Vivo Xplay 7

Leaked images suggest that Vivo’s next flagship smartphone will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. The images appear to show slides from a presentation on an upcoming Vivo device labelled “Xplay 7”. The slides depict a smartphone with small bezels and a large screen, with a circular digital button – possibly depicting a fingerprint shape, though…

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