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

Techshino optical fingerprint scanner FBI certified

Techshino announced that its optical fingerprint scanner TCO310 has passed the image quality specification test for Personal Identity Verification (PIV) single fingerprint capture devices by the FBI, making the TCO310 available for use in various government projects. According to a statement from the company, the TCO310 is a compact device which generates high quality fingerprint image for various authentication demands. Potential applications include ID authentication and time attendance management, information inquiry and alive status tracking for retirees, examinees identification, OA

Next-generation thin-film optical filters for life sciences

Next-generation thin-film optical filters enhance excitation and emission in fluorescence imaging and detection systems. Fluorescence based systems have revolutionized the way organisms, cells, and biomolecules are visualized and detected. However, challenges that are common in these instruments, such as bleedthrough, background autofluorescence, and poor signal-to-noise ratios (S/N), can reduce performance and lead to frustration. Fortunately, performance and signal quality can be greatly improved by integrating next-generation thin-film optical filters into fluorescence based instruments. Because proper optical filtering boosts throughput and

Ultra-narrowband optical bandpass filters with large format and improved temperature stability

Sophisticated monitor and deposition methods enable multi-cavity narrowband filters that push the envelope of performance. Hard coated ultra-narrowband optical filters made using modern plasma processes offer much improved transmission, temperature stability and out of band blocking as compared to legacy soft coatings. These filters are used in optical systems as diverse as LIDAR (light detection and ranging), Doppler shift detection of plasma velocity, laser cleanup, chemical and gas sensing, as well as for cutting-edge astronomy and instrumentation applications. Ultra-narrowband filters

Dermalog to present LF1 fingerprint sensor and other offerings at CeBIT 2014

Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH will be presenting its product offerings at CeBIT, taking place in Hanover this week. This includes the LF! Fingerprint scanner, which the company says is the smallest optical fingerprint scanner in the world. According to the company, this is the first time the scanner has been presented to the public. The LF1 has dimensions of 29 mm x 43 mm x 14 mm and weighs 19 grams. The scanner provides a 13x17mm recording window and guarantees that

Visualant launches new scanner with compact optical sensor

Visualant has just announced the launch of its new ChromaID Scanner, which it says enables the advanced assessment of new portable identification, authentication and diagnostic applications. The new scanner uses Visualant’s patented structured light system, which relies on specific, ultra-violet, visible and near-infrared wavelengths, to record reflection and create unique identifiers. According to the company, this could be used for biometric applications like identity verification or access control. “We are eager to introduce a product that not only reduces costs, but

MorphoTrak partners with Identity One for biometric inmate identification in Arizona

MorphoTrak has partnered with Identity One to deliver BIOGUARD, its system for identifying prison inmates by fingerprint, to the Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff’s office. Using MorphoTrak optical sensors, BIOGUARD captures two index fingerprints from inmates upon entering the prison system, and then verifies their identity when they are later released. The system also displays a photograph of the inmates for visual verification. According to the companies, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office is the first county-wide network to use BIOGUARD. The county decided