Synaptics fingerprint sensors, TDDI technology integrated into Huawei smartphones

Synaptics Incorporated announced its Natural ID fingerprint sensors and its touch and display driver integration (TDDI) technology have been integrated into several recently released Huawei smartphones. Huawei said it chose Synaptics for its industry-leading capacitive-based performance, innovation, and time-to-market advantage. Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors are featured on the new Huawei Honor 7X and the Maimang 6, which adds to the previously announced sensors selected for the Huawei Honor 6C, Honor 6A, Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus smartphones. Developed

Google Pixel 2 has integrated CrucialTec fingerprint module, sources say

Google has integrated a fingerprint recognition module exclusively developed by CrucialTec for its upcoming line of Pixel 2 smartphones, according to sources cited in a report by Korea Herald. “CrucialTec is preparing to supply its fingerprint solution Biometric TrackPad for Google’s Pixel 2 series,” a source said. “The Korean company has been a major supplier for past Google phones from the Nexus series to the predecessor Pixel 1.” The company was the first to supply its Biometric TrackPad (BTP) for

Huawei Mate 10 features Goodix ultra-thin fingerprint authentication solution

Huawei’s new Mate 10 features seamless integration of high screen-to-body ratio and an ultra-thin front-mounted Goodix fingerprint sensor. Goodix is the exclusive fingerprint solution provider for the first run of the Mate 10, following successful collaborations on Huawei’s P10/P10 Plus, Matebook X and the Honor series. “We are honored to collaborate with Huawei in depth again,” said Long Hua, GM of Goodix biometric product line. “Backed by relentless effort for technological innovation, we strive for success of our customers.”

Fingerprint Cards tech featured in Huawei Honor 7X

Fingerprint Cards‘ touch sensor FPC1028 has been integrated in Huawei’s Honor 7X smartphone. The FPC1028 supports FPC 360Touch, FPC OneTouch, FPC TouchNroll, FPC EvoTouch and FPC MoveTouch. Just last month it was revealed that the FPC1028 had been integrated in Huawei’s recently launched Maimang 6 smartphone. At the time, Ted Hansson, SVP Business Line Mobile at Fingerprints commented, “I’m delighted to see our industry-leading technology featured in this launch. Not only is this the first commercial smartphone launch with FPC1028,

Fingerprint Cards announces first product launch with FPC1028 sensor

Fingerprint Cards‘ touch sensor FPC1028 has been integrated in Huawei’s recently launched Maimang 6 smartphone. This is the first product launch with the FPC1028. “I’m delighted to see our industry-leading technology featured in this launch, said Ted Hansson, SVP, Business Line Mobile, at Fingerprints. “Not only is this the first commercial smartphone launch with FPC1028, yet again we’ve been chosen by Huawei and continue our strong and long-term relation with one of the industry’s largest players.” In other company news,

Bellus3D to demonstrate 3D face recognition solution for smartphones

Facial recognition startup Bellus3D will demonstrate its mobile 3D face recognition technology at MWCA (Mobile World Congress Americas) 2017 this week in San Francisco. The 3D face recognition can be used to unlock an Android smartphone with a 3D camera, which Bellus3D is currently developing with its hardware partners. The face recognition solution can also identify a person by searching a database of 3D face models on a server, using IR sensors and Laser pattern emitters to capture and compare

Fingerprint Cards announces two new smartphone deployments

Fingerprint Cards announced two new smartphone deployments of its fingerprint sensors this week. The Bkav BPhone 2017 features the FPC1155 fingerprint sensor and the Sharp AQUOS S2 features the FPC1145 sensor. Each sensor supports FPC 360Touch, FPC OneTouch, FPC TouchNroll, FPC EvoTouch and FPC MoveTouch. Earlier this month, Microsoft released its Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID, equipped with Fingerprints Cards’ FPC1025 touch fingerprint sensor.

CrucialTec in talks with smartphone maker to integrate on-display fingerprint sensor by H1 2018

In an interview with The Korea Herald, CrucialTec chairman and CEO Charles Ahn said that new smartphones will soon be able to authenticate a fingerprint on a display, instead of under it. Since 2012, CrucialTec has been making investments for the development of its patented Display Fingerprint Solution (DFS). Now, Ahn said the technology is “fully ready” and that his company is in talks with the “world’s leading display manufacturers to see the first smartphone with the DFS by the

Sharp Aquos S2 leaked photos reveal bezel-less display with fingerprint sensor

A leaked press photo and a few hands-on images of Sharp’s yet-to-be-released Aquos S2 reveals that the smartphone will feature a near bezel-less display with a fingerprint scanner hidden underneath, according to a report by 9 to 5 Google. The smartphone will join a handful of other recent smartphones that feature bezel-less displays, including the LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, and Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone. Aquos S2 is expected to have a screen size of 5.5-inches, a resolution of 2040

New deployments of FPC fingerprint sensors announced this week

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced three new smartphone deployments of its fingerprint sensors this week. The Xiaomi 5X, MOTO Z2 Force and LG Q8 each feature the FPC1035 fingerprint sensor which supports FPC 360Touch, FPC OneTouch, FPC TouchNroll, FPC EvoTouch and FPC QuickTouch. Just last week FPC issued its Q2 2017 financial report. Some of the highlights of the quarter included the launch of a number of new mobile devices featuring FPC sensors, new important partnerships with both module suppliers and