Consumer Electronics

Biometrics-based consumer electronic devices are standalone products that include access control door locks, security systems, home automation, automotive, game consoles and mobile devices (tablets, smartphones, mp3 players etc.). Companies that integrate biometric technology into existing consumer devices are included in this category.

Fingerprint Cards announced this week that three new smartphones feature FPC fingerprint sensors. Moto’s Green Pomelo 1S features the FPC1145…

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Sensory adds features, improved accuracy to TrulySecure

Sensory has announced the addition of support for wake words, text independent speaker ID, easier enrollment, and major accuracy improvements…

 

Six new smartphones feature FPC fingerprint sensors

Fingerprint Cards announced that six new smartphones launched recently feature FPC fingerprint sensors. Xiaomi’s new Mi 6X and Redmi S2…

 

Samsung and Apple introducing ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors, eventually

Apple and Samsung are both reportedly preparing ultrasonic fingerprint sensors for in-display integration in smartphones. While Samsung will not implement…

 

Synaptics honored for its Clear ID optical-based in-display fingerprint sensor

Synaptics announced that its Clear ID optical-based in-display fingerprint sensor technology has been named “Component of the Year” at the…

 

Qualcomm pre-integrates Android P with Snapdragon mobile platforms

Qualcomm Technologies has implemented the soon-to-be-released Android P with its Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636 Mobile Platforms to allow OEMs…

 

SIM sales return to normal in Uganda as telecom operators receive biometric card readers

Sales of new SIM cards have resumed in Uganda after the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) lifted a ban put into…

 

Android P beta includes API supporting face, iris, in-display fingerprint biometrics

The Android P Developer Preview has revealed a new API for biometric authentication which adds support to the platform for…

 

Epson and Redrock Biometrics partner for palm print authentication on AR headset

Epson has partnered with Redrock Biometrics to bring palm print authentication to the MOVERIO smart glasses platform, which the companies…

 

Apple to replace some iPhone X units with Face ID problems

Apple has responded to reported problems with Face ID in some iPhone X units by updating its service policy to…

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