Fingerprint

Goodix this month introduced its first optical in-display fingerprint reader for smartphones featuring rigid or flexible AMOLED screens. The company claims that performance of the sensor is higher when compared to traditional capacitive fingerprint solutions. The reader is already used inside Vivo’s X21 and Huawei’s Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS smartphones. Goodix calls its new product as “Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor”, which emphasizes that this is the company’s first product of this kind and it does not have any special brands or model numbers for it - it is just called the 'IN-DISPLAY FINGERPRINT SENSOR' in the materials (it is even trademarked as such). The sensor sits up to 1.6 mm below the surface of the display and captures reflected fingerprints between and through the OLED...

Your New $2220 Smartphone: The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS

In a world where we were only just starting to see the emergence of $999 flagship phones, Huawei and Porsche Design go and break the barrier by marketing their...

38 by Ian Cutress on 3/27/2018

Synaptics at CES 2018: In-screen Fingerprint & OLED DDIC

At CES 2018 we’ve had opportunity to visit Synaptics’ booth and check out what new technologies they had to offer. One of the big stories of CES 2018 in...

4 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/16/2018

Cherry Launches MC 4900 Mouse with Fingerprint Reader, 1375 DPI Sensor

Nowadays Cherry is known primarily for its mechanical switches for keyboards, but the company also manufactures its own range of peripherals and accessories as well, some of which are...

36 by Anton Shilov on 12/2/2017

Synaptics to Add Inexpensive Fingerprint Reader to Any PC

The importance of biometric authentication is growing these days because passwords, which are easy to remember, are usually not strong enough, whereas complex passwords are hard to remember and...

45 by Anton Shilov on 6/2/2016

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