Top new features coming to smartphones: Gartner

Gartner has released its “Top 10 Smartphone Technologies and Capabilities in 2016 and 2017” report which identifies smartphone technologies and capabilities whose developments and transformations cannot be ignored by any mobile device vendor. The research firm’s top 10 technologies and capabilities for 2016 and 2017 are: fast charging; wireless charging; augmented and virtual reality; multiple-lens camera solutions; biometric authentication and technologies; virtual personal assistants (VPAs); flexible/curved displays; wi-fi 802.11 standards, and; USB type-C and embedded SIM (e-SIM). According to a

Dell showcases new line of Windows 10 laptops with advanced facial recognition

Dell’s Inspiron 7000 line of laptops running Windows 10 comes with advanced facial recognition, making use of the on-board infrared camera and Windows Hello to allow you to sign in by looking at your screen, according to a report by TechTimes. The new Inspiron 7000 laptops – the 13-inch, 15-inch or 17-inch model – also include the following features: an aluminum chassis; a Windows 10 certified, precision touchpad; a backlit keyboard; an Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processor and

Lenovo ZUK Z2 smartphone features FPC touch fingerprint sensor

Lenovo’s new ZUK Z2 smartphone features Fingerprint Cards (FPC) touch fingerprint sensor FPC1155. The device also uses Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile. The fingerprint algorithm is based on Precise Biometrics’ standardized extractor and matcher technology, which is ISO 19794-2 compliant. Earlier this month, it was announced that Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics are providing the fingerprint technology for the new Coolpad Max and Max Lite smartphones. In February, research firm Acuity Market

New Windows 10 laptops by Acer feature fingerprint readers

Acer’s latest Windows 10 laptops give users the ability to quickly authenticate themselves and log into these devices using their fingerprint. According to a report in TechTimes, the most basic model is the Acer Switch One 10, a fully “convertible” device and can be used in the tent, tablet and notebook display modes and features a 10-inch multi-touch HD screen and one of the latest processors from the Intel Atom line. The Switch One 10 will be available for North

Precise Biometrics fingerprint solution in more than 100 smartphones

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for secure fingerprint recognition on smartphones and tablets, Precise BioMatch Mobile, has been integrated into more than 100 smartphones from more than 30 manufacturers. Precise BioMatch Mobile is the company`s algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices. The fingerprint software is based on Precise Biometrics’ standardized extractor and matcher technology, which is ISO 19794-2 compliant. ”We are proud that more than 30 smartphone vendors has chosen to integrate Precise Biometrics fingerprint software in over 100

Moto G4 Plus smartphone features Fingerprint Cards touch sensor

Motorola announced that the new Moto G4 Plus smartphone features Fingerprint Cards (FPC) touch fingerprint sensor FPC1035. Received and expected revenues in 2016 that relate to sales of FPC1035 for this smartphone model are included in FPC’s revenue guidance for 2016. “Lenovo is a leading global smartphone manufacturer and the Moto brand has always stood for innovation and high quality. We are proud that Motorola selected FPC1035 for its Moto G4 Plus,” said Jörgen Lantto, CEO of FPC. “FPC1035 supports

FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology featured in four new smartphones

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics are providing the fingerprint technology for the new Coolpad Torino S, Coolpad Note 3 Plus, 360 N4 and the Lenovo Z1 powered by ZUK smartphones. All four devices use Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile. The fingerprint algorithm is based on Precise Biometrics’ standardized extractor and matcher technology, which is ISO 19794-2 compliant. The Coolpad Note 3 device features Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025. The Coolpad

Two new Huawei smartphones feature FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics are providing the fingerprint technology for the new Huawei G9 Youth and Huawei M2 Youth smartphones. Both devices use Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile. The fingerprint algorithm is based on Precise Biometrics’ standardized extractor and matcher technology, which is ISO 19794-2 compliant. The new Huawei G9 Youth smartphone features Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025 and the M2 Youth device features the FPC1145 sensor. Earlier this

ABI Research predicts biometrics market to shift focus on banking, consumer electronics

ABI Research predicts that by 2021 the biometrics market will reach $30 billion and redirect its revenue focus away from the governmental sector to embrace opportunities in the consumer and banking sectors. As a result of this new shift in focus, consumer and banking segments will experience 19% and 12% growth rates, respectively. The new research is part of ABI Research’s Biometric Technologies and Applications Service. “After establishing a foundation in smartphones and user authentication, the biometrics market is branching

Huawei Honor 5C features FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics are providing the fingerprint technology for the new Huawei Honor 5C smartphone. The device uses Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile. The fingerprint algorithm is based on Precise Biometrics’ standardized extractor and matcher technology, which is ISO 19794-2 compliant. The new Huawei Honor 5C smartphone also features Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025. Earlier this year, research firm Acuity Market Intelligence said that more than 200 smartphones