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ams develops dual optical sensor for under-display 3D facial biometrics

Apple’s optical sensor supplier ams has launched a dual RGB light and infrared (IR) proximity sensor IC (integrated circuit) that…

 

Apple patent application suggests skin texture pattern for biometric authentication

Apple engineers may have invented a new form of biometric authentication based on skin texture patterns as part of a…

 

Black Hat presentation on spoofing Face ID cancelled over incomplete research

A presentation on defeating Apple’s Face ID biometrics scheduled for Black Hat Asia in March has been cancelled after the…

 

Apple patents describe dual biometric iPhones and numerous Face ID uses

A pair of patents applications filed by Apple have been published by the European Patent Office, describing numerous uses of…

 

Bogus fitness apps leverage biometrics to steal money from iOS users

Multiple apps recently banned from the Apple App Store stole money from iOS users by activating a payment mechanism while…

 

Patent filing details iPhone switch from home button with fingerprint sensor to gestures and Face ID

A recently published patent filing by Apple in Europe covers the transition the company made to replace the traditional home…

 

Sensor suppliers for Apple and Samsung could provide in-display biometric tech for iPads

Prominent Samsung and Apple devices could soon have the same fingerprint sensor manufacturers, as details have emerged about the relationship…

 

Face ID component maker acquired by II-VI for $3.2M

Optical products maker II-VI Inc. has reached a deal to acquire Finisar Corp., which makes vertical-cavity surface-emitting (VCSEL) laser components…

 

Next generation iPhones to feature more powerful illuminator for fewer failed Face ID unlocks

2019 iPhone models will feature a more powerful flood illuminator to make Face ID less prone to environmental light interference,…

 

Locked NFC reader keeps UK government Brexit visa app from working on iPhones

Efforts by the UK government to have 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK apply for “settled status” before…

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