Huawei Mate 10 features Goodix ultra-thin fingerprint authentication solution

Huawei’s new Mate 10 features seamless integration of high screen-to-body ratio and an ultra-thin front-mounted Goodix fingerprint sensor. Goodix is the exclusive fingerprint solution provider for the first run of the Mate 10, following successful collaborations on Huawei’s P10/P10 Plus, Matebook X and the Honor series. “We are honored to collaborate with Huawei in depth again,” said Long Hua, GM of Goodix biometric product line. “Backed by relentless effort for technological innovation, we strive for success of our customers.”

Biometric luggage padlock combines BIO-key engineering and IDEX fingerprint sensor

BIO-key’s new TouchLock TSA luggage padlock combines BIO-key engineering and a fingerprint sensor from IDEX. The heavy-duty travel lock, approved by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration for use at all airports and on cruises, is being featured this week at Tax Free World Association’s TFWA World Exhibition and Conference for the duty-free and travel retail industry by BIO-key partner, the Travel Retail Distribution Group. Users simply place their fingerprint on the fingerprint sensor to open the lock. Up to 20

FPC sensor in CardLab cards

CardLab announced that it will be using Fingerprint Cards latest T-Shape module in its biometric card reference design. According to a statement from Fingerprint Cards, the T-Shape sensor module design is optimized for integration into smart cards. It is designed to pass the ISO standards for smart cards, and pre-qualification shows compliance with tough Card Quality Management (CQM) requirements, using the same design as billions of ISO pad production already use today. The T-Shape module is distributed on an industry

Card integrators in Asia Pacific sampling IDEX biometric modules and sensors

IDEX revealed that several new card integrators in Asia Pacific are sampling its polymer smartcard sensors for access control and government ID applications. “Deployment of biometric authentication solutions for smart cards is accelerating globally, and we are receiving strong interest for our sensors from a range of large-scale end-customers and ecosystem partners,” explained Dr. Hemant Mardia. “Card integrators are giving consistent feedback that our sensors are uniquely ready for card mass production. Our priority is driving leadership in multiple large

Seamless integration of fingerprint sensors into mobile phones

This is a guest post by Dr. Rouzet Agaiby, Senior Business Development Engineer at FlexEnable. The adoption of biometrics in smartphones started with the introduction of fingerprint recognition technology in Apple’s iPhone 5 in 2013. Soon after many other smartphone OEMs started integrating fingerprint sensors, and more recently facial recognition, either as multi-modal or standalone user authentication solutions. Today, fingerprint sensors remain the most commonly used biometric authentication technology in mobile phones, and their integration continues to be a hot

Fingerprint Cards projects revenue range of US$100.3 – 105.3M for Q3

Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints) has projected the company’s third quarter revenue to fall in the range of SEK 800 – 840 million (US$100.3 – 105.3 million), which is in line with the previous quarter. As previously communicated Fingerprints does not provide forecasts but makes it a point to disclose this information since the company considers that this level of revenues significantly differs from the expectations currently in the fingerprints market. Fingerprints is currently experiencing a cautious market, partly driven by

Technological innovations to drive fingerprint sensor demand

TMR Research has published a new research report that addresses the significant rise of the global market for fingerprint sensors and forecasts that it will continue to sustain such growth over the forthcoming years. The research report, “Fingerprint Sensors Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017–2025,” offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market on the basis of its historical and present performance. The report’s authors explain that the increasing need for secured and effortless

Fingerprint Cards joins EICC, announces new deployments

Fingerprint Cards has been accepted by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) as an affiliate member. Founded in 2004, the EICC is a nonprofit coalition of electronics, retail, auto and toy companies committed to supporting the rights and wellbeing of workers and communities affected by the global electronics supply chain. EICC members follow a common Code of Conduct and members can utilize a range of EICC training and assessment tools to support continuous improvement in the social, environmental and ethical

NEXT Biometrics technology selected for new payment and identity card

NEXT Biometrics ISO-compliant, large flexible fingerprint sensor will be used in a new payment and identity card from First Biometrics. In a statement announcing the deal, Charles Gomez, CEO of First Biometrics, explained that while the smartcard is suited for a range of industries, they will initially focus on the hotel and casino industry where “multi-level authentication and client protection is of utmost importance”. NEXT CEO Ritu Favre added, “With proven manufacture-ability, reliability and security, NEXT’s sensor is a perfect

Fingerprint Cards sensors featured in LG X Venture and Redmi Note 5A

LG X Venture launched earlier this year featuring Fingerprint Cards‘ (Fingerprints) FPC1145 fingerprint sensor supporting FPC 360Touch, FPC OneTouch, FPC TouchNroll, FPC EvoTouch and FPC QuickTouch. Fingerprints’ FPC1035 sensor has also been deployed in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Enhanced version which launched in China this week. Just last week then company appointed Thomas Rex senior VP of business line smartcards and a part of the management team.