Fingerprint

Today Qualcomm is announcing the release of their new 2nd generation ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. Back in 2019, the company had released its first-generation sensor, most notable for being used in Samsung’s Galaxy S10 and S20 series of devices, offering an alternative and very different technology compared to the competition’s optical based fingerprint sensor solutions.

This Smartphone Fingerprint Sensor Gets Two Thumbs (Up)

One of the cool features that came out of Qualcomm’s Tech Summit last month was its new fingerprint sensor. This one goes above and beyond anything I’ve seen before...

23 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 12/30/2019

Synaptics' Next-Gen Fingerprint Sensor Security: The FS7600 Match-In-Sensor

Synaptics last month introduced its second-generation match-in-sensor (MIS) solution designed for a wide range of fingerprint sensors including those in PCs and other devices. The new FS7600 MIS relies...

5 by Anton Shilov on 8/6/2018

Goodix Ships Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor for Smartphones

Goodix this month introduced its first optical in-display fingerprint reader for smartphones featuring rigid or flexible AMOLED screens. The company claims that performance of the sensor is higher when...

22 by Anton Shilov on 3/28/2018

Your New $2220 Smartphone: The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS

In a world where we were only just starting to see the emergence of $999 flagship phones, Huawei and Porsche Design go and break the barrier by marketing their...

38 by Ian Cutress on 3/27/2018

Synaptics at CES 2018: In-screen Fingerprint & OLED DDIC

At CES 2018 we’ve had opportunity to visit Synaptics’ booth and check out what new technologies they had to offer. One of the big stories of CES 2018 in...

8 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/16/2018

Cherry Launches MC 4900 Mouse with Fingerprint Reader, 1375 DPI Sensor

Nowadays Cherry is known primarily for its mechanical switches for keyboards, but the company also manufactures its own range of peripherals and accessories as well, some of which are...

36 by Anton Shilov on 12/2/2017

Synaptics to Add Inexpensive Fingerprint Reader to Any PC

The importance of biometric authentication is growing these days because passwords, which are easy to remember, are usually not strong enough, whereas complex passwords are hard to remember and...

45 by Anton Shilov on 6/2/2016

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