Tier-one smartphone customer selects IDEX fingerprint sensor

Norwegian fingerprint technology firm IDEX recently announced that a tier-one smartphone customer has selected the firms’ Cardinal touch fingerprint sensor for integration into a mobile handset. According to a statement by the company, the design win further validates the price-performance value proposition that the company’s fingerprint sensor products and technology bring to the mobile market. “Following IDEX’s announcement on 2 June 2016 of a design win where the IDEX Cardinal sensor was selected as a feature in a tier-one OEM

ZTE adds fingerprint sensor to new $99 smartphone

ZTE’s new Zmax Pro phablet with fingerprint sensor is currently available for pre-orders for just $99. According to a recent report from Engadget, the device offers an octa-core Snapdragon 617 CPU with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage with a 13-megapixel camera and fingerprint sensor on the back and a 5-MP front camera. The Zmax Pro also offers dual-SIM card slots, a 3400 mAh battery, a USB Type-C charging port and runs Android Marshmallow. “Affordability is part of our

POMM rolls out biometric authentication and data encryption cell phone case

POMM Inc. has introduced a new biometric authentication and data encryption cell phone case to keep data files private and secure. According to the company crowdfunding page, the POMM device is a unique hardware case that bypasses cloud based systems, providing a security and privacy platform designed to protect the data in mobile devices. It ensures data security, privacy and bio-authentication, all combined to prevent unauthorized access and use of the mobile user’s private data and personal, sensitive information. The

Synaptics and Precise Biometrics to provide fingerprint sensor technology for Alcatel smartphones

Synaptics recently announced a collaboration with TCL Communication to provide fingerprint sensor technology solution to its Alcatel smartphone customers. Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile, has also been integrated in the device. Precise BioMatch Mobile is an algorithm solution for secure fingerprint recognition in smartphones and tablets. The unique and patented hybrid algorithm solution is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory. ”We are pleased to be

Fingerprint Cards touch sensor FPC1245 featured in the new Vivo X7 and X7 plus

Fingerprint Cards announced last week that the new Vivo X7 and X7 plus smartphones feature Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1245. According to the company, FPC estimates its addressable market for fingerprint sensors to reach approximately 600 million units in 2016 and to grow to just over one billion units in 2017. FPC’s addressable market excludes Apple but includes other smartphone manufacturers globally, as well as market segments such as smart cards.

Precise Biometrics and FPC fingerprint technology featured in Nubia Z11 smartphone

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology has been integrated in a new smartphone, the Nubia Z11. The mobile device uses Precise BioMatch Mobile, a patented algorithm solution for secure fingerprint recognition on smartphones and tablets that is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. The Nubia Z11 device also features Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1035. Just last month, Precise Biometrics announced that Precise BioMatch Mobile has been integrated into more

New FPC sensor designed for entry-level smartphone market

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has introduced FPC1028, a touch fingerprint sensor developed for integration of touch fingerprint sensors in the entry-level segment of the smartphone market. According to a statement by the company, FPC estimates its addressable market for fingerprint sensors to reach approximately 600 million units in 2016 and to grow to just over one billion units in 2017. FPC’s addressable market excludes Apple but includes other smartphone manufacturers globally, as well as market segments such as smart cards. The

LG X Mach integrates Precise Biometrics and FPC fingerprint technology

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics are providing the fingerprint technology for the new LG X Mach smartphone. The mobile device uses Precise BioMatch Mobile, a patented algorithm solution for secure fingerprint recognition on smartphones and tablets that is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. The LG X Mach device also features Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1035. Just last month, Precise Biometrics announced that Precise BioMatch Mobile has been integrated into

Meitu launches M6 smartphone featuring Fingerprint Cards’ touch sensor

Meitu launched its new M6 smartphone today featuring Fingerprint Cards’ touch sensor FPC1035 mounted on the front of the device. The M6 also comes with Alipay and WeChat Pay and supports simple features like click/long-press to activate and protect different apps. “Meitu is one of the newer smartphone manufacturers in China and we are proud that they selected FPC1035 for the M6 model, its first smartphone model featuring a fingerprint sensor,” said Jörgen Lantto, CEO of Fingerprint Cards. “FPC1035 supports

Precise Biometrics and FPC fingerprint technology in three new smartphones

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics are providing the fingerprint technology for the new Gionee S5, OPPO A59 and 360 N4 all-band version smartphones. Each of the mobile devices uses Precise BioMatch Mobile, a patented algorithm solution for secure fingerprint recognition on smartphones and tablets that is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. The Gionee S5 and 360 N4 devices feature Fingerprint Cards’ touch fingerprint sensor FPC1035. The OPPO A59 smartphone uses