Smartphone facial biometrics boost mobile 3D sensing parts outlook

Taiwanese suppliers of mobile 3D sensing technology used for facial biometrics are preparing for a major potential opportunity from a…


U.S. DISA develops prototype multi-biometric smartphone for “Assured Identity”

The U.S. military has developed a prototype smartphone embedded with the capabilities to measure numerous biometrics and contextual traits under…


Fingerprint Cards’ biometrics featured in new Huawei, Honor and LG smartphones

Fingerprint Cards announced today that new smartphone models launched by Huawei, Honor and LG feature its biometric fingerprint sensor technology….


AMS makes bid for Osram at $4.8B valuation to create auto sensor giant

AMS has entered a bidding war for optical technology maker Osram Opto with a cash offer valuing the company at…


Optical sensor makers ride facial recognition and photography demand as smartphone sales sag

Companies making sensors for smartphone cameras and biometric facial recognition systems are preparing for a mini boom, even as the…


LG Pay launches for U.S. smartphones with G+D Mobile Security token services

The LG Pay mobile payment service has been launched in the U.S., supported by Visa and Mastercard and leveraging the…


U.S. District Court rules government can compel biometric unlock of suspect’s phone

Law enforcement in the U.S. can force the biometric unlocking of a suspect’s phone in a underage pornography case, after…


Google Pixel 4 to feature 3D facial biometrics for unlocking, payment and apps

The forthcoming flagship smartphone from Google, the Pixel 4, will feature 3D biometric facial recognition unlocking, the company has announced….


Google street teams likely collecting facial recognition data for unlocking new Pixel 4

Google representatives have been collecting facial biometric data from people in various cities, offering them $5 gift cards in return…


LG smartphone with biometric palm recognition now available in Australia

LG has introduced palm vein authentication technology to its G8S smartphone, which is now available in Australia, according to EFTM,…

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