mobile identification

iOS 12 Preview Reflects AR, AI Trends

iOS 12 Preview Reflects AR, AI Trends

As is its wont, Apple previewed the next version of its iOS mobile operating system during this week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and while it offers a number of new features and capabilities, a few in particular reflect broader trends in the mobile industry. Enhanced Augmented Reality The most eye-catching of those is probably its refined…

Money20/20 Europe: Apple Co-Founder Hedges His Bets On Bitcoin

Money20/20 Europe: Apple Co-Founder Hedges His Bets On Bitcoin

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak still believes in Bitcoin, but he’s not putting his money where his mouth is. Speaking to CNBC at the start of this week’s Money20/20 Europe event, Wozniak endorsed recent comments made by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who said that he thinks Bitcoin will become the world’s dominant currency in the future.…

Mastercard Hears Buzz Over Conversational Commerce

Mastercard Hears Buzz Over Conversational Commerce

Mastercard is hearing increasing chatter about ‘conversational commerce’, an emerging shopping experience in which users make purchases by talking with AI bots. The company’s new report on the matter, “Is anybody there? Giving Conversational Commerce a voice”, draws on a few recent findings from Mastercard’s own research and that of CapGemini, Walker Sands, and OC&C.…

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Features 3D Facial Recognition and In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Features 3D Facial Recognition and In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

“The combination of these biometric modalities into one premium device is a bold move for Xiaomi, and one that could prove influential among its smartphone maker peers.” It’s official: Xiaomi has embraced in-display fingerprint recognition for the premium version of its new flagship smartphone. And in fact it has gone further, adding pressure sensitivity to…

BRIEF: A Major Week For Mobile Biometrics

BRIEF: A Major Week For 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…

Goodix Stakes Claim to Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Sensor Integrations

Goodix Stakes Claim to Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition Sensor Integrations

Goodix is once again staking a claim to being involved in a pioneering in-display fingerprint sensor project, announcing that its optical sensor technology is being used in Xiaomi’s forthcoming Mi8 Explorer Edition smartphone. Officially unveiled this week, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition will join a small handful of smartphones launched this year that are capable…

FPC Sensor Featured on New Xiaomi Mi 8 and M8 SE Smartphones

FPC Sensor Featured on New Xiaomi Mi 8 and M8 SE Smartphones

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…

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