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Numerous New Smartphones Feature FPC Sensors

Numerous New Smartphones Feature FPC Sensors

“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.…

Gamer-Focused Xiaomi Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Sensor

Gamer-Focused Xiaomi Smartphone Features Fingerprint Cards Sensor

“…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,…

Xiaomi Sticks with FPC1291 Fingerprint Sensor for Latest Smartphone

Xiaomi Sticks with FPC1291 Fingerprint Sensor for Latest Smartphone

Xiaomi is using Fingerprint Cards‘ FPC1291 single-chip, single-die sensor in another new smartphone – the Mi Mix 3. Officially announced at a media event last Thursday, the Mi Mix 3 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, front-facing and rear-facing dual camera imaging systems, a 3,200 mAh battery, and a 6.39″ display. Xiaomi is going for…

Latest Xiaomi Mi Device Features FPC’s Single-Chip, Single-Die Sensor

Latest Xiaomi Mi Device Features FPC’s Single-Chip, Single-Die 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…

BRIEF: What Does Apple’s Switch to Face ID Mean for the Mobile Industry?

BRIEF: What Does Apple’s Switch to Face ID Mean for the Mobile 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 Sensors Feature on New Smartphones from Moto and Xiaomi

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Feature on New Smartphones from Moto and Xiaomi

“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…

FPC Tech Featured in New Huawei, Xiaomi Smartphones

FPC Tech Featured in New Huawei, Xiaomi Smartphones

“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…

Mi Band 3 Sales Success Suggests Rising Interest in Smart Wearables

Mi Band 3 Sales Success Suggests Rising Interest in Smart Wearables

Consumer interest in wearable tech is on the rise, if the success of the new Mi Band 3 is any indication. Its maker, Huami, has announced that the biometric smart wristband has already sold over a million units, just 17 days since its launch. The first Mi Band, launched back in 2014, took four months…

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Sport 3D Facial Recognition and In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Sport 3D Facial Recognition and In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

Samsung is looking to compete on multiple biometric fronts with the next addition to its Galaxy S line, and is ready to sacrifice the signature feature of its last few smartphones. According to reports from Samsung’s supply chain, the company is looking to drop iris scanning for its Galaxy S10 – but is going to…

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…

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…

Meizu Gets On The Ever-Growing In-Display Fingerprint Reader Bandwagon

Meizu Gets On The Ever-Growing In-Display Fingerprint Reader Bandwagon

“…Meizu recently applied for a patent for in-display fingerprint technology, with a kind of arms race unfolding between the major mobile providers.” In-display fingerprint readers are no doubt one of the hottest mobile trends of 2018. Several companies like Xiaomi, Vivo and Huawei are all making headway with in-display biometric technology. The “in-display revolution“ is here – introducing a…

With Home Market Crowded, Chinese Smartphone Makers Look to India

With Home Market Crowded, Chinese Smartphone Makers Look to India

China-based smartphone makers like Huawei, Xiaomi, Lenovo, and Gionee are setting their sights on the Indian market, according to a Reuters report by Aman Shah and Aditi Shah. Some are sponsoring cricket tournaments while others are recruiting Bollywood stars to help sell their wares. The report notes that India is the third-largest smartphone market in…

Xiaomi Sees Record Sales on Birthday Event, Earns Guinness Recognition

Xiaomi Sees Record Sales on Birthday Event, Earns Guinness Recognition

Xiaomi sold 2.12 million of its smartphones in just 12 hours, earning a Guinness World Record for the feat, according to an AndroidAuthority article by Jimmy Westenberg. The huge sales were promoted with a number of discounts on the company’s mobile devices as part of its Mi Fan Festival celebrating the Xaomi’s fifth anniversary. They…

Major Chinese Sports Apparel Maker to Embrace Wearable Tech

Major Chinese Sports Apparel Maker to Embrace Wearable Tech

Chinese athletic apparel company Li-Ning has announced a partnership with Xiaomi to produce “smart” running shoes, according to a Reuters report by Donny Kwok and Ryan Woo. The move comes as Li-Ning attempts to turn around sagging fortunes, as it prepares to post what many expect will be its third consecutive annual loss in profits.…