sensors

‘Puppy Robot’ Demonstrates Non-Puppy Robots at CES

‘Puppy Robot’ Demonstrates Non-Puppy Robots at CES

A smart projector specialist made its debut at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and may have garnered some extra attention through some unusual branding. The company, operating under the wildly misleading name of Puppy Robot, offers a flagship product called Puppy Cube. It’s essentially a projector, designed to display digital images onto a flat surface;…

Olea to Unveil Latest Sensor Tech at CES 2019

Olea to Unveil Latest Sensor Tech at CES 2019

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show is right around the corner, and Olea Sensor Networks is preparing to show off new versions of its smart sensor solutions. The company will take the opportunity of CES 2019 to showcase OleaVision Gen2. It’s the latest version of its ‘Life Presence Detection’ solution, which is designed to detect the…

The Mobile Integrations Continue for Fingerprint Cards

The Mobile Integrations Continue for Fingerprint Cards

“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…

Goodix is Once Again Vivo’s In-Display Tech Supplier for the Nex S

Goodix is Once Again Vivo’s In-Display Tech Supplier for the Nex S

Goodix is the supplier behind the in-display fingerprint sensor technology of Vivo’s latest flagship smartphone, the China-based biometrics specialist has announced. Officially unveiled this week, the Vivo Nex S is the third device from Vivo to feature in-display technology, after the pioneering Vivo X20 Plus UD launched in China near the start of the year,…

Money20/20 Europe: Zwipe says the Dutch Want Biometric Payments ASAP

Money20/20 Europe: Zwipe says the Dutch Want Biometric Payments ASAP

At the outset of this week’s Money20/20 Europe event in Amsterdam, Zwipe is highlighting enthusiasm for biometric payment cards among the Dutch. The company makes its case with recent market research from Motivaction, which polled over 1000 residents of the Netherlands between the ages of 18 and 65. According to a statement from Zwipe, the…

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…

Smart Suitcase Uses FPC Biometrics To Keep Secure

Smart Suitcase Uses FPC Biometrics To Keep Secure

Fingerprint Cards is seeing a relatively unusual application of its biometric sensor technology, with the company announcing that it has been integrated into a new suitcase from China-based luggage brand 90FUN. The latter is perhaps best known for its Puppy1 smart suitcase, which is designed to follow the user around automatically, and balance itself using…

Synaptics Discusses Fiscal Results, Future Opportunities

Synaptics Discusses Fiscal Results, Future Opportunities

Digital interface developer Synaptics has hosted a conference call on its latest quarterly results, and according to the company things are looking up. Setting the context for the results, CEO Richard Bergman said that “the last couple of years have been transformative for Synaptics.” He credited that to the company’s development of new products in…