November 4, 2017 -
The BitVault blockchain phone, which recently launched in London, is powered by Fingerprint Cards’ ActiveIRIS and the FPC1028 touch fingerprint sensor.
The BitVault is a secure communication device providing a range of blockchain services such as messaging, banking, calling, document transfer, media vault as well as a secure blockchain developer platform.
According to an FPC statement, with FPC1028’s maximum biometric performance combined with ActiveIRIS iris recognition, and NFC technology, the BitVault is the most secure device on the market for Bitcoin transactions.
In related company news, Razer’s first gaming smartphone, “Razer Phone”, is powered by Fingerprints’ touch sensor FPC1145. The FPC1145 touch sensor is built in the power button on Razer Phone’s slim side and provides best-in-class security and convenience while leaving a clean front of the phone for an excellent visual and audio experience.
Razer Phone also has a screen backed by UltraMotion technology and front-firing speakers and dual amplifiers with Dolby ATMOS.
Following OPPO F5’s launch last week, OPPO launched the R11s and R11s Plus mobile devices featuring Fingerprint Cards’ touch sensor FPC1035.
And finally, a major Taiwanese OEM launched new smartphones powered by Fingerprints’ touch sensors FPC1272 and FPC1155. The FPC1272 is designed exclusively to be mounted under a layer of glass or ceramics providing a smoother look and feel of the smartphone’s outline. The FPC1155 is an elongated form that allows 360-degree rotation of the finger and offers excellent 3D pixel-sensing technology.
Earlier this week, Fingerprint Cards delivered its ‘Technology Update’ in Stockholm, Sweden, which covered the company’s core business, capacitive sensors in smartphones, as well as updated information on new segments and technologies such as smartcards, IoT and iris.