Taiwanese OEM introduces smartphone with FPC and Precise Biometrics technology

A Taiwanese OEM has launched a smartphone model for the Russian market featuring Fingerprint Cards’ (FPC) FPC1035 sensor and Precise Biometrics‘ Precise BioMatch Mobile. Precise BioMatch Mobile is an algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices. The patented hybrid algorithm solution is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. In related news, FPC announced that the new Xiaomi Mi 6 features its under glass sensor FPC1268, supporting FPC OneTouch, FPC 360Touch, FPC

Delta ID developing affordable iris sensor units for Aadhaar-enabled smartphones

Delta ID is working on developing more affordable and accurate iris recognition technology for the Indian market to be integrated into smartphones so that they can be used in Aadhaar biometric verification, according to a report by Digit. The company recently held tests at MGNREGA in Telengana, as well as passed the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) tests by achieving 99 percent accuracy. In January, the Indian government called on local smartphone vendors to develop sub-Rs 2,000 (US$29.36) smartphones

FPC touch sensor featured in Qiku’s new smartphone

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced that its FPC1245 touch sensor is featured in Qiku’s new smartphone, the 360 F5. “We’re always happy to see new customer devices launched,” commented Ted Hansson, senior vice president, Business Line Mobile at Fingerprint Cards. “This launch is a result of our increased focus on Tier 2 and Tier 3 offering. This product is particularly important as it is the first device based on Spreadtrum platform, with a fingerprint sensor from Fingerprints. Spreadtrum is a major

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution deployed in new smartphone

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile, has been deployed in a recently launched smartphone from a Chinese vendor through cooperation with fingerprint sensor manufacturer Silead. The patented hybrid algorithm solution is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. The license agreement with Silead dates back to 2015 and generates royalty revenue based on sales of fingerprint sensors from Silead that includes Precise BioMatch Mobile. The company

Precise Biometrics, FPC fingerprint tech integrated in BQ Aquaris X5 Plus

BQ has launched its Aquaris X5 Plus mobile device featuring Fingerprint Cards (FPC) FPC1035 sensor and Precise Biometrics‘ Precise BioMatch Mobile. The FPC1035 sensor supports FPC OneTouch, letting you unlock the device with a simple touch. Precise BioMatch Mobile is an algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices. The patented hybrid algorithm solution is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. In its year-end report for 2016, Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature facial recognition, digital assistant

Following months of rumors and speculation, Samsung confirmed in its announcement for the highly-anticipated Galaxy S8 that the phone will feature facial, iris and fingerprint recognition to deliver improved security for mobile banking and other sensitive applications, according to a report by Bloomberg. Though some previous Galaxy models allowed users to unlock their device using a facial scanner, the S8 marks the first Samsung model to encrypt facial data. The S8, which comes in a standard 5.8-inch display model and

We know you miss your phone, but will it miss you?

This is a guest post by Robert Capps, VP of business development at NuData Security Nomophobia is a distinctly 21st-century phobia, and one that may not be immediately recognizable but the symptoms associated with it will be strangely familiar to millions around the globe. That’s because this new phobia refers to the anxiety people experience when being out of contact with their mobile phone. While this may seem to be a truth self-evident to many, supported by recent studies such

Mobile app uses hand movement to authenticate smartphone owner

Scientists in Russia are developing a biometric app which allows a smartphone to recognize its owner by the characteristic movement of the hand when answering a call. Developed by the Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Russia, InCallAuth will use data from the smartphone’s accelerator, gyroscope, and light sensor. The application takes into account three key parameters including the initial device position, the speed of the movement of the hand holding the smartphone,

Samsung Galaxy S8 said to use facial recognition technology for payments

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 will include a facial recognition feature for mobile payments within months of its March 29th release, which could give the smartphone a competitive edge over Apple’s iPhone products, according to a report by Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter. The S8 will combine fingerprint, iris and facial detection to verify users accessing a range of mobile services including Samsung Pay, according to the sources who requested not to be identified about the private matter. Samsung,

Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm solution deployed in new smartphone

Precise Biometrics’ Precise BioMatch Mobile has been deployed in a new smartphone from a Chinese vendor through cooperation with fingerprint sensor manufacturer Silead. Precise BioMatch Mobile is an algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices. The patented hybrid algorithm solution is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. The license agreement with Silead dates back to 2015 and generates royalty revenue based on sales of fingerprint sensors from Silead that includes Precise