Synaptics recognized for its optical fingerprint technology

Synaptics‘ Natural ID FS9100 family of optical-based, under-glass fingerprint authentication solutions have been named a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree. Products entered in this program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade media to recognize outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics products. The CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). Synaptics’ Natural ID FS9100 optical-based fingerprint sensors for smartphones enable secure authentication through 1mm thick cover

Synaptics expands Natural ID portfolio with FS4600 fingerprint sensors

Synaptics has released a new Synaptics FS4600 line of Natural ID fingerprint sensors, providing high-performance, convenient and secure biometric authentication for mainstream and affordable smartphones. FS4600 fingerprint sensors support square, round, pill shape, and slim rectangular buttons for the front, back or side of mobile devices. The buttons enable OEMs to choose between three types of coatings including polymers, ceramics or glass. Other key value-added features include support for two Android soft buttons, force sensing and swipe navigation. The FS4600

Synaptics reports continued traction for fingerprint sensing solutions

Synaptics reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016, which saw a net revenue of $461.3 million representing a 19 percent increase from Q1 2017 and a 2 percent decline from Q2 2016. In addition, the company’s GAAP net income for Q2 2017 increased $19.1 million from $3.7 million in Q1 2017 and decreased 35 percent from Q2 2016 to $22.8 million. Synaptics’ non-GAAP net income for Q2 2017 increased 56 percent from Q1 2017 and

Synaptics Natural ID featured in USB fingerprint dongles from Kensington, PQI

Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensors are featured on new retail USB dongles manufactured by Kensington and PQI. Both the Kensington VeriMark Fingerprint Key and the PQI My Lockey enable notebook PC users to add a fingerprint authentication feature to their devices lacking an integrated biometric sensor. The fully housed, ready-to-use fingerprint modules are compact in size, allowing them to go relatively unnoticeable while installed in any notebook USB port. Once the user enrollment process is completed, the fingerprint sensor can

ASUS selects Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors for the ZenFone AR

Synaptics‘ Natural ID fingerprint sensors and ClearPad touchscreen controllers are featured on the new ASUS ZenFone AR smartphone. Synaptics’ high-performance Natural ID fingerprint sensors are available with SentryPoint technology, giving OEMs a wide-range of secure authentication features including match-in-sensor technology, Quantum Matcher with PurePrint anti-spoof technology, and SecureLink 256-bit AES with TLS 1.2 encryption. “We are very excited about the newly launched ASUS ZenFone AR, the world’s first Tango enabled and Daydream-ready smartphone. The ZenFone AR was built for augmented

Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensor selected for Huawei Changxiang 6S

Synaptics announced Huawei has selected Synaptics TouchView TDDI and Natural ID fingerprint sensors for their new Changxiang 6S smartphones. TDDI provides high-performance touch and display for the Changxiang 6S while Natural ID manages secure biometric user authentication. The Natural ID fingerprint sensor is embedded on the back of the Changxiang 6S, enabling users to easily unlock the phone using their finger and securely access applications and data or conduct secure mobile transactions. Huawei’s new smartphone uses Synaptics SentryPoint security suite

Synaptics releases mobile multi-factor biometric fusion engine

Synaptics has released a new multi-factor biometric fusion engine to ensure convenient security on smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs. Fully integrated into Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors, the multi-factor fusion engine allows users to choose from either fingerprint, facial biometrics, or a combination of the two — based on their preference or which modality is better suited to the specific environmental conditions. The multi-factor fusion engine combines authentication scores from multiple biometrics to determine verification, boosting the overall system security

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)

ASUS selects Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensors for its flagship tablet

Synaptics‘ Natural ID fingerprint sensors have been selected by ASUS for secure, high-performance biometric authentication on its flagship tablet, the ASUS Zenpad 3S 10. ASUS chose Synaptics’ FS4300 solution, a fingerprint sensor with over 100 million units shipped into mass production “We are thrilled about the newly launched ASUS ZenPad 3S 10,” commented Rangoon Chang, general manager, Mobile Computing Business Unit, ASUS. “The security of Synaptics’ fingerprint authentication solution along with the convenience of not having to type passwords is

TCL 950 smartphones features Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors

Human interface pioneer Synaptics announced that TCL Communication has selected Synaptics Natural ID one-touch fingerprint sensors for secure biometric user authentication for their new flagship TCL 950 smartphones. The TCL 950, which is targeted towards the China market, features an OLED display and an all-glass backside where Synaptics’ sensor is located, enabling users to unlock the phone, perform safe mobile transactions, and also operates as a shutter button for the camera. Synaptics’ high-performance Natural ID fingerprint sensors are available with