Fingerprint biometrics

Huawei Opts for Goodix Fingerprint Sensor in New P40 Series

Huawei Opts for Goodix Fingerprint Sensor in New P40 Series

Huawei has unveiled a new P40 line of 5G smartphones. The line includes the Huawei P40, the P40 Pro, and the P40 Pro+, each of which features Goodix’s optical in-display fingerprint sensor and AMOLED touch controller. The sensor will enable secure biometric authentication and speed up authentication times by as much as 30 percent.  …

IDEX Biometrics Proselytizes Fingerprint Recognition Benefits

IDEX Biometrics Proselytizes Fingerprint Recognition Benefits

IDEX Biometrics is once again highlighting some of the advantages of fingerprint recognition. In a post on its blog, the company notes that biometric authentication is more convenient and more secure than conventional alternatives like passwords, especially given the frequency of high-profile data breaches over the past few years. A biometric identifier like a fingerprint…

Goodix Places In-Display Fingerprint Sensor in Redmi K30 Pro

Goodix Places In-Display Fingerprint Sensor in Redmi K30 Pro

Another smartphone manufacturer has decided to take advantage of Goodix’s in-display fingerprint scanning technology. The company has announced that its ultra-thin optical in-display fingerprint sensor will soon be appearing in the Fast and Furious Redmi K30 Pro Series. The K30 Pro will include a Goodix smart audio amplifier in addition to the fingerprint sensor. Redmi…

Goodix Provides Fingerprint Authentication System for Lynk & Co Connected Car

Goodix Provides Fingerprint Authentication System for Lynk & Co Connected Car

Goodix has placed its in-car fingerprint authentication system in the Lynk & Co 05. The new coupe SUV is the first commercial deployment for the Goodix smart car solution. The Goodix system offers one-touch identity verification to support a more personal and more secure driving experience. Fingerprint recognition will ensure that only authorized individuals will…

Redmi Demos In-Display Fingerprint Sensor on LCD Panel

Redmi Demos In-Display Fingerprint Sensor on LCD Panel

Redmi, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xiaomi, has recently shown off a working in-display fingerprint sensor on a Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD) panel, potentially paving the way for the tech to be implemented in lower-cost smartphones. In-display fingerprint sensors have been increasing in popularity in recent months, with many of the world’s major tech companies…

SecuGen to Showcase New Biometric Sensor Module at Connect:ID

SecuGen to Showcase New Biometric Sensor Module at Connect:ID

SecuGen will be showcasing its new U20-ASFX fingerprint sensor module at the upcoming Connect:ID event in Washington, D.C. The standalone U20-ASFX is compliant with the FAP 20 standard and can store up to 20,000 fingerprint templates, a figure that is 10 times greater than the module’s U20-ASF predecessor. The new module can be used right…

IDEX Receives More Patents for On-Card Enrollment System

IDEX Receives More Patents for On-Card Enrollment System

IDEX Biometrics has increased the potential scope of its on-card enrollment solution with new patents in the United States and Germany. The patents detail alternative ways to register a user’s fingerprint to a biometric smart card, and expand on the company’s existing biometric enrollment system. That system was patented in the United States, Australia, and…

2021 iPhone to Have Capacitive Touch ID-Enabled Power Button: Ming-Chi Kuo

2021 iPhone to Have Capacitive Touch ID-Enabled Power Button: Ming-Chi Kuo

A report from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple will re-introduce Touch ID in a coming iPhone to be released in 2021. The power button on the device’s side will be capacitive and feature a fingerprint scanner, according to the Kuo’s report. Apple abandoned Touch ID and its use of biometric fingerprint…

Integrated Biometrics Celebrates 50 Percent Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth

Integrated Biometrics Celebrates 50 Percent Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth

Integrated Biometrics (IB) is celebrating a strong 2019 campaign after announcing that the company’s enjoyed 50 percent year-over-year revenue growth over 2018. According to the company, this is the third consecutive year in which Integrated Biometrics has posted such strong results. “2019 was the latest in a string of years marked by very strong growth,”…

Samsung’s New T7 Touch SSD Comes With Biometric Security

Samsung’s New T7 Touch SSD Comes With Biometric Security

Samsung’s latest product to feature a biometric fingerprint sensor is its new portable solid-state drive (SSD), the Samsung T7 Touch. Encased in aluminum that (according to Samsung) is shock resistant and should be able to withstand a drop of up to 6 feet, the T7 Touch is the first of Samsung’s SSDs to feature a…

Biometric OLED-based Touch ID Detailed in New Apple Patent

Biometric OLED-based Touch ID Detailed in New Apple Patent

A newly published Apple patent application details yet another technology that points to the eventual return of Touch ID. This time, the patent specifically concerns OLED screens, and explains how the screens can be used to deliver a form of in-display fingerprint recognition on phones, laptops, and other mobile devices. If Apple follows through with…

Muddled Rumors Detail New 5.4-inch iPhone with Face ID

Muddled Rumors Detail New 5.4-inch iPhone with Face ID

Tech analysts are sorting through a confusing pile of iPhone rumors in the wake of a new report from MacOtakara. The rumors primarily concern the anticipated iPhone SE 2 and an updated version of the iPhone 8. For those interested, the main takeaway is that Apple seems to be developing a new, budget friendly iPhone…

BBVA to Deploy Nok Nok’s FIDO Authentication Tech

BBVA to Deploy Nok Nok’s FIDO Authentication Tech

The Spanish bank BBVA has partnered with Nok Nok Labs in an effort to strengthen the biometric security of its mobile platform. To that end, Nok Nok will outfit BBVA with a number of different authentication technologies for its mobile and online channels. The two companies did not specify exactly which authentication technologies would be…

Kwikset’s New Smart Lock Features FPC Biometric Tech

Kwikset’s New Smart Lock Features FPC Biometric Tech

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has announced that its biometric technology is powering a new smart door lock from Kwikset. Dubbed the Halo Touch, the new lock was unveiled at CES and allows residents to unlock the front door with a fingerprint scan instead of a PIN code.   FPC did not specify which one of its…

FPC’s Biometric Payment Card Tech Gets Approval from Chinese Testing Authority

FPC’s Biometric Payment Card Tech Gets Approval from Chinese Testing Authority

Fingerprint Cards has achieved an important milestone in its ongoing efforts to pave the way for global adoption of biometric payment card technology. The company’s T-Shape fingerprint sensor module and its FPC-BEP biometric software platform have both passed accuracy and security tests conducted by China’s Bank Card Test Center, or BCTC. BCTC is an independent…

FPC Places Fingerprint Sensor in Samsung and ASUS Chromebooks

FPC Places Fingerprint Sensor in Samsung and ASUS Chromebooks

Fingerprint Cards has placed its FPC1145 fingerprint sensor in a pair of new premium Chromebooks. Specifically, the sensor has been integrated into the Galaxy Chromebook from Samsung and the Flip C436 Chromebook from ASUS. Both Chromebooks made their debut at this week’s CES event in Las Vegas. In both cases, the FPC1145 sensor will provide…

Kwikset Biometric Lock Can Register 100 Fingerprints

Kwikset Biometric Lock Can Register 100 Fingerprints

With this year’s Consumer Electronics Show now underway in Las Vegas, another smart lock contender has entered the ring. Kwikset has announced a new offering in its line of wifi-enabled Smart Locks, the Halo Touch. This device is differentiated from its other smart lock offerings through its use of biometric authentication, with the Halo Touch…

OPPO Reno3 Smartphones Feature Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor from Goodix

OPPO Reno3 Smartphones Feature Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor from Goodix

Smartphone manufacturer OPPO has launched its 5G-capable Reno3 and Reno3 Pro smartphones that feature Goodix’s optical in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication. Goodix’s fingerprint sensor — embedded beneath the smartphone’s display — is ultra thin, which allows for more internal space for things like 5G antennas and larger batteries. The trend of smartphone manufacturers moving…

Isorg to Demo Multi-Finger Smartphone Sensor at CES 2020

Isorg to Demo Multi-Finger Smartphone Sensor at CES 2020

The fingerprint biometrics specialist Isorg has announced that it will be demoing its full-screen Fingerprint-on-Display (FoD) module at CES 2020 in January. The multi-finger system has been built specifically for smartphones, and can authenticate users based on as many as four fingerprints at the same time. The module itself is 0.3mm thick, making it easy…

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