Xiaomi Android smartphone features FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology

Xiaomi has integrated Fingerprint Cards touch fingerprint sensor FPC1035 and Precise Biometrics’ fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile, in its new Android smartphone, Red Mi Note 3. Sales of FPC1035 for the Xiaomi smartphone model are included in FPC’s communicated revenue guidance of 2,750 – 2,850 MSEK (US$315.8 to US$327.3 million) for 2015. Designed for rear-mounted button integration on mobile devices, the small-squared FPC1035 maintains the industry’s lowest power consumption, as well as offers 360-degree rotation and high

Biometrics in border security, fingerprint technology and mobile authentication top this week’s news

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics and border security United States and United Kingdom officials have been assuring their respective countries that refugees scheduled to arrive from Syria will have undergone a comprehensive background screening process, including biometric registration. Individuals will be double checked using fingerprints, face photos and other biometric identifiers, first by the UNHCR then by the country they are applying to enter. The U.S.

Precise Biometrics, FPC fingerprint technology integrated in two new smartphones

Two new Android smartphones introduced in China today feature Precise Biometrics’ BioMatch Mobile and Fingerprint Cards (FPC) touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025. Precise BioMatch Mobile provides easy integration of fingerprint matching functionality for smartphones and tablets, and is optimized for small touch sensors in mobile environments. ”We are pleased that yet another vendor has chosen Precise BioMatch Mobile. High performance fingerprint software is crucial to ensure a good user experience and secure identity verification”, says Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics.

Biometrics in the data center, fingerprints, authentication and privacy concerns top this week’s news

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week Authentication A recent White House report has found that Federal agencies have been slow to adopt two factor authentication despite an order more than a decade ago that Federal agencies secure their information systems with strong authentication technologies. Biometrics in mobile devices will generate US$9 billion by 2018 for the biometrics industry through multi-factor authentication services and the approval of instant electronic

Canadian startup develops bike lock with fingerprint recognition

A group of former engineering students from the University of Waterloo have developed a quick-release biometric bike lock that unlocks using the user’s fingerprint. Grasp, Inc. launched a 60-day Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign on November 10 and has already raised almost $18,000 of its $75,000 goal. Leveraging “the world’s smallest optical fingerprint sensor with an industry tested and proven algorithm”, Grasp Lock scans the bike owner’s fingerprint and unlocks the device in less than a second. Users can also provide additional

Biometrics insight service, four-finger smartphone solution, facial recognition platforms top this week’s news

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. In one of the top stories of the week, Goode Intelligence launched its new subscription-based Biometrics Insight Service which gives organizations access to current and scheduled biometrics market analyst and market intelligence reports, as well as priority access to Goode Intelligence analysts. In an announcement involving biometrics in border control, Daon has delivered automated passport control (APC) kiosks to Dublin Airport in support

Siam 7X smartphone features Descartes Biometrics earprint recognition technology

Siam is set to release its new Siam 7X smartphone, which features biometric earprint authentication technology, according to a report by Pocket-lint. Using the Descartes Biometrics Helix solution, the smartphone’s front-facing camera is able to authenticate the user based on his or her unique ear features when the device is held to it. This allows the owner to configure the smartphone so that he or she is the only individual authorized to make and receive calls by holding the handset

EyeVerify technology in latest Nubia smartphone

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Nubia unveiled a series of upgraded smartphone, which includes Nubia Z9 Mini Elite with eye pattern recognition, according to a report by China Daily. The eyeprint authentication feature is the same EyeVerify-developed technology embedded on ZTE’s new Axon mini smartphone, which also supports fingerprint and voice control-enabled biometric authentication. “Our users can use eye-scan to unlock their phone or encrypt applications,” said Ni Fei, senior vice president of Nubia Technology. “The technology brings maximum protection of user’s

Biometrics in banking, fingerprint and iris authentication in this week’s most popular news

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. X-ray camera tech that can ID people The HyperCam images unveiled a significant number of details about the veins in each hand, enabling the software to identify people with 99% accuracy. Award for data capture device The Grabba International devices are able to perform data capturing, verification, or transaction processing and are compatible with a range of technologies, including barcode scanners, card and

Meizu Meilan Metal smartphone features Precise Biometrics and FPC fingerprint technology

Precise Biometrics has partnered with Fingerprint Cards (FPC) to integrate their respective fingerprint technologies in Meizu’s new smartphone model, the “Meilan Metal”, which runs on the Alibaba developed operating system YunOS. The move expands on Precise Biometrics and Fingerprint Cards’ (FPC) previous partnership in which the companies integrated their respective fingerprint recognition technologies in Meizu’s other model, the Pro 5. Precise Biometrics’ fingerprint recognition product for mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile, and FPC’s touch fingerprint sensor FPC1155, have both been