Lenovo, Intel introduce PC-ready built-in biometric authentication measures

Lenovo and Intel have introduced the first PC-ready built-in authentication measures to support users’ online browsing, working and shopping. Using Intel Online Connect on 7th and 8th Gen Intel Core processors, Lenovo’s latest PCs including the Yoga 920, ThinkPad X1 Tablet (2nd generation), ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th generation) and IdeaPad 720S integrate FIDO-certified authenticators directly into the foundation of the PCs. The measures ensure seamless and safer online authentication when logging into popular websites like PayPal, Google, Dropbox and Facebook.

Lenovo selects Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensor for its Vibe P2 smartphone

Lenovo has selected Synaptics’ Natural ID area touch FS4200 fingerprint sensor for its latest smartphone, the Vibe P2. Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensors are available with SentryPoint technology, giving OEMs a wide-range of authentication features including match-in-sensor technology, Quantum Matcher with PurePrint anti-spoof technology, and SecureLink 256-bit AES with TLS 1.2 encryption. Natural ID biometric solutions are designed for smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, PC peripherals, automotive and other emerging markets. FS4200 is FIDO Certified by the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO)

Lenovo to offer fingerprint authenticated payments on laptops

Lenovo is partnering with Intel, PayPal and Synaptics to combine its laptops with Intel’s on-chip hardware security, allowing users to log into FIDO-compliant services via Synaptic’s biometric fingerprint sensors instead of entering a password, according to a report by IT Pro. Fast ID Online is FIDO’s set of technology-agnostic security specifications to ensure stronger authentication. The security authentication feature in the new Lenovo devices leverages the built-in security features of 7th Gen Intel Core processors, the encryption and biometric features

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

Lenovo subsidiary committed to online biometric authentication

At a recent symposium on trusted identity in cyberspace, Lenovo introduced Online Biometric Authentication Ltd, a subsidiary of the Lenovo Capital & Incubator Group (LCIG) dedicated to working together with all stakeholders to address the authentication problem and to push for application of international standards across the ecosystem. According to a report by China.org, Henry (Haixin) Chai, CEO of the new company commented, “China is more extensively exposed to the mobile internet than any market in the world, and the

Lenovo selects Infineon TPM for new ThinkPad notebooks

Lenovo’s new ThinkPad notebooks will be equipped with OPTIGA TPM (Trusted Platform Module) chips by Infineon Technologies. The new ThinkPad notebooks are based on the 6th Generation Intel Core Processor family and use the OPTIGA TPM SLB 9670 chip which is designed to increase the data security of laptops and tablet PCs. Sensitive data such as security keys, certificates and passwords can be stored in the TPM chip separately from the main processor and are better protected against hacker attacks.

FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology in Lenovo K5 Note

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology has been integrated into the latest Lenovo K5 Note smartphones. The Lenovo device uses Precise Biometrics’ product for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile and the FPC1035 touch fingerprint sensor. Just last week, Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics announced that its fingerprint technology has been integrated into the latest Meizu Meilan Metal “Telecom version” and Coolpad Note 3 Lite smartphones. Previously reported, Fingerprint Cards will issue its 2015 year-end report

Synaptics working with Intel and Lenovo to bring enterprise-level biometric authentication to ThinkPad notebooks

Synaptics announced that it is working with Intel and Lenovo on secure enterprise-level fingerprint authentication for the next generation of Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks. Synaptics’ Natural ID area touch fingerprint solution is supported by Intel Authenticate, a hardware-enhanced, multifactor authentication solution that strengthens identity protection on the PC, making it less vulnerable to identity and security credential attacks. Intel Authenticate uses everything from personal identification numbers to Bluetooth to location and biometrics to verify identity. Tom Garrison, vice president and general

Fingerprint sensors for all 2016 Moto-branded smartphones

According to a report in GSMArena, Chen Xudong, SVP of Lenovo and president for Lenovo China and Asia Pacific, revealed that all 2016 Moto devices will have fingerprint readers. The Lenovo executive also noted that all phones in the 2016 Moto portfolio will have screens larger than five inches. Going forward, the Moto brand will be used primarily for higher-end devices, while budget devices will sport Lenovo’s Vibe handle. The company expects no more than 15 smartphone models will be

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.