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Biometric smartphones to become mainstream in 2014: Ericsson

Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified emerging consumer trends for 2014 in a new report and gives a special nod to biometrics as…


More phones launch in Korea with Fingerprint Cards sensors

Fingerprint Cards is doing a ton of business in Asia, and today, the company announced yet another slew of Pantech phones…


3.4 billion users to have biometrics on mobile devices by 2018: report

A new study estimates that by 2018 an almost-unbelievable 3.4 billion users will have biometric features on their mobile devices,…


Fingerprint Cards stock jumps after capacitive sensor announcement

Following an announcement early yesterday day for the launch of new fingerprint sensors for Android and Windows devices, Fingerprint Cards’…


Fingerprint Cards launches capacitive touch sensor for Android, Windows devices

Fingerprint Cards has just announced the launch of its FPC1020 capacitive touch fingerprint sensor for smartphones and tablets using Android, as…


Gartner to phone manufacturers: Don’t follow Apple

Gartner has warned smartphone manufacturers not to follow’s Apple example of embedding fingerprint sensors, citing privacy and perception issues. Reported in…


525 million smartphones with fingerprint sensors to ship in 2017: research

A total of 525 million smartphones with integrated fingerprint sensors will ship in 2017, up from 45.7 million in 2013….


Precise Biometrics issues update for Q3, boasts FPC licensing agreement

Precise Biometrics has just issued an update for its third quarter, and has also highlighted financial specifics for the interim period…


Rumors suggest Samsung could be eyeing iris recognition for GS5

Apple integrated a fingerprint sensor in its new iPhone 5S, HTC has one in the HTC One, but whether Samsung…


Leaked code shows HTC One’s rumored fingerprint scanner to do more than just unlock device

HTC is planning a few new smartphone launches this month and leaked code has revealed that the company’s HTC One…

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