Goodix fingerprint sensors integrated in LG’s K10, Stylus 3 smartphones

January 9, 2017 - 

Goodix announced at the CES 2017 trade show that its fingerprint sensor has been integrated in LG’s new K10 and Stylus 3 smartphones.

The rear-mounted sensor is designed to unlock smartphones quickly and securely, as well as allows K10 and Stylus 3 users to take high-quality photos and screenshots with a simple touch of the sensor.

Goodix has integrated its fingerprint sensors and capacitive touch controller chips in a number of global brands, including Amazon, Dell, HP, Toshiba, Panasonic, Nokia, Huawei, vivo, OPPO Xiaomi, ZTE Lenovo, and Meizu.

By partnering with these global brands, Goodix’s fingerprint authentication solution enables users to put trust in any activities performed on their mobile devices, such as transactions and secure information sharing.

“The partnership with LG marks a good beginning of 2017 for Goodix. We recognize LG and Goodix share a common vision to pursue innovation and deliver value-added products,” said Goodix CEO David Zhang. “By focusing on people’s desires while understanding their needs, Goodix strives to make human interface technology in devices more secure and even easier to use and enjoy – for users across the globe.”

As it continues to expand on an international level, Goodix has been committed to promoting higher standards of mobile security through constant innovation.

Goodix’s fingerprint authentication solution is fully compliant with FIDO Universal Authentication Framework (UAF).

Previously reported, Goodix was named a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Awards Winner in the Embedded Technologies Category for its live fingerprint detection sensor.

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