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Xiaomi Patent Details In-display Camera

Xiaomi Patent Details In-display Camera

Smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has filed a patent with the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) office on September 30th that depicts their own take on camera sensors that would live underneath a smartphone’s display. The move toward finding ways to place sensors beneath the display of a smartphone has been somewhat of a trend this…

Goodix Provides In-display Fingerprint Biometrics to New Xiaomi Phones

Goodix Provides In-display Fingerprint Biometrics to New Xiaomi Phones

Goodix‘s in-display fingerprint sensor technology is being used in two new smartphones from Xiaomi. The Mi Mix Alpha is the more flashy of the two. It has a limited production run, and a price tag of about $2,800, making it something of a luxury item. But it stands out with a screen that wraps around…

Two More Companies Integrate Precise Biometrics Technology

Two More Companies Integrate Precise Biometrics Technology

Precise Biometrics is continuing to find new applications for its fingerprint algorithm software. The company recently announced that the Precise BioMatch Embedded algorithm is beneath the hood of eWBM’s FIDO2-certified USB key, and has now revealed that the same algorithm can also be found in a new USB authenticator from Octatco and a smart door…

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.…

Precise Biometrics Software Used in New Xiaomi Door Lock

Precise Biometrics Software Used in New Xiaomi Door Lock

Biometric software from Precise Biometrics is being used in a new door lock from Xiaomi. Called the Xiaomi Mijia Smart Door Lock, the device features Precise BioMatch Embedded fingerprint algorithm software. In a brief statement announcing the integration, Precise Biometrics noted that it “is not expected to have any substantial financial impact” in its business…

Guess Who’s Behind the Biometrics on Xiaomi’s New Gaming Smartphone

Guess Who’s Behind the Biometrics on Xiaomi’s New Gaming Smartphone

“…the smartphone’s major selling feature is its tailored support for gaming.” One of Fingerprint Cards‘ longstanding clients is once again using the company’s biometric technology in a new device: Xiaomi’s Black Shark Helo smartphone features an FPC1229 fingerprint sensor. It’s the same fingerprint sensor model used in the recent OPPO F9 and F9 Pro smartphones,…

Mi 8 Youth Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Biometric Sensor

Mi 8 Youth Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Biometric Sensor

Xiaomi is once again using Fingerprint Cards technology to power the biometric authentication capabilities of a new smartphone. FPC has announced that the company’s Mi 8 Youth smartphone features an FPC1291 fingerprint sensor. It is, of course, the same fingerprint sensor model used in the original Mi 8 and the budget-friendly Mi 8 SE devices…

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…

Fingerprint Cards Announces Sensor Integrations with Xiaomi, Moto

Fingerprint Cards Announces Sensor Integrations with Xiaomi, Moto

“News of the latest integrations comes as Fingerprint Cards continues to promote its forthcoming FPC1511 fingerprint sensor.” Fingerprint Cards‘ biometric technology is being used in two new smartphones, the company has announced: Moto’s Z3, which features an FPC1145 fingerprint sensor; and Xiaomi’s POCO F1, featuring an FPC1291 sensor model. Both companies are repeat customers of…

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

“In a statement announcing the new integrations, FPC said it is ‘very proud to provide world class biometrics for two new and cool smartphones…’” Two high-profile new smartphones are using fingerprint sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards, the company has announced. And they’re both from repeat customers. One of the devices is the latest addition to…

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Integrated in New Phones From Moto, Meitu, Huawei and Xiaomi

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Integrated in New Phones From Moto, Meitu, Huawei and Xiaomi

“The latest integrations point to Fingerprint Cards’ continuing prominence as a supplier of fingerprint sensors to the mobile market…” Another raft of new smartphones are using biometric technology provided by Fingerprint Cards, the company has announced. The four newly revealed integrations are each with a different smartphone brand, all of which are returning customers for…

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…

FPC Tech Featured in Xiaomi’s New Flagship Phones

FPC Tech Featured in Xiaomi’s New Flagship Phones

While the premium version of Xiaomi’s new flagship smartphone may be stealing the spotlight, Fingerprint Cards is celebrating the use of its technology in the standard Mi 8 and the budget-friendly Mi 8 SE. The company has revealed that both smartphone models feature its FPC1291 sensor, a “single-chip, single-die” solution first announced in February of…

Here’s Another Hint That Xiaomi’s Next Phone Will Have an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Here’s Another Hint That Xiaomi’s Next Phone Will Have an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

“The new video, which shows a smartphone being unlocked with an in-display fingerprint scan, thus adds some credence to the theory…” Another hint has emerged that Xiaomi will be the next big smartphone maker to integrate an in-display fingerprint sensor into a new device: A video has emerged that purportedly shows such a fingerprint scan…

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…

FPC Deployments Make Way for Big Screens on Xiaomi Handsets

FPC Deployments Make Way for Big Screens on Xiaomi Handsets

“Both devices’ fingerprint sensors have been deployed on the rear to make room for a large, 18:9 aspect ratio display.” Xiaomi has launched a new pair of devices in its Redmi line of smartphones, and as usual they feature biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards. The new Redmi 5 features an FPC1035 fingerprint sensor, the same…

FPC Biometrics Featured on Xiaomi Mi A1 Smartphone

FPC Biometrics Featured on Xiaomi Mi A1 Smartphone

Another new smartphone from Xiaomi is using Fingerprint Cards technology for user authentication. Not to be confused with the HiSense A1, which also uses an FPC sensor, the Xiaomi Mi A1 features an FPC1035 sensor model. News of its integration comes only about a week after the announcement of two other Xiaomi device integrations, with…

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Features FPC Biometric Sensor

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Features FPC Biometric Sensor

Fingerprint Cards‘ biometric technology is being used in two new Xiaomi smartphones. The Mi Mix 2 features an FPC1235 sensor model, the same one used in the original Mi Mix device and a white model launched near the start of this year. The Mi Note 3, meanwhile, features an FPC1268 sensor, a change from the…

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