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FPC Teams Up with G+D for Biometric Card Trial

FPC Teams Up with G+D for Biometric Card Trial

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) is teaming up with Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D) to produce contactless biometric payment cards featuring FPC’s T-Shape sensor. The new card is already on its way to the market, and will be deployed in FPC’s newly announced card trial with the French bank Crédit Agricole. The trial with Crédit Agricole…

New Pixel 4 XL Renders Hint at In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

“The Pixel 4 XL, as depicted in the new renders, has an almost full-size screen, with a small bezel on the bottom of the device’s front face, and a somewhat thicker top bezel that appears to house dual cameras and two other sensors.” New renders of the Google’s next big Pixel smartphone are further making…

Nikon Filing Details Mood-Detecting Biometric Camera

Nikon Filing Details Mood-Detecting Biometric Camera

“The company’s patent details how its biometric sensors could be used to detect the user’s mood at the time a photograph is taken, based on things like heart rate, perspiration, blood pressure, and so on.” A newly published patent filed by Nikon suggests that biometric technology may be on the verge of catching on in…

Fingerprint Cards to Release Q2 Update on July 19

Fingerprint Cards to Release Q2 Update on July 19

Fingerprint Cards has set a date for its Q2 update, which will arrive on July 19th. The company will issue its Q2 report at 7:00am CET, followed by a webcast and telephone conference at 9:00am CET. In announcing its plans for the Q2 update, FPC offered no hints about what it would entail, but it’s…

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

  “Alain Faburel’s leadership, background and experience will strengthen our ability to deliver outstanding technology to customers in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics continues to bulk up on the personnel front as the company pursues opportunities in the emerging biometric payment cards…

Korean Researchers Develop Transparent and Flexible Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor

Korean Researchers Develop Transparent and Flexible Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor

“As the researchers explain, transparent fingerprint sensor technology ‘is highly sought after’ given the growing prevalence of biometric security on smartphones and smartwatches, and device makers’ interest in maximizing screen space. “ Korean researchers have developed a capacitive fingerprint sensor technology that is both transparent and flexible. As outlined in a paper for Nature Communications,…

Samsung Expects Big Sales Numbers for New Smartphones

Samsung Expects Big Sales Numbers for New Smartphones

Samsung is expecting to break records with shipments of its new flagship smartphones, according to an Associated Press report. The Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge went on sale in 20 countries last Friday. The S6 Edge is, of course, the one with the ‘three-sided screen‘ – though you might say it’s really just one…