Tag Archive for Biometrics

LG G6 - black - rear fingerprint scanner and dual camera

Qualcomm has reinvented the fingerprint scanner

This year both Samsung and LG have launched flagship smartphones with near bezel-less displays, but in doing so removed one obvious site for a fingerprint scanner from their devices. Soon, though, a much-discussed in-display scanner could be an option, thanks to new technology from Qualcomm.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix - black

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 could feature in-display fingerprint sensor

At the time of its launch, the bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix appeared to be a somewhat experimental product. But following an enthusiastic industry response, Xiaomi is working on a successor that will offer even more breakthrough technology.

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LG G4 - front, top

Iris scanners on new Samsung and LG Android smartphones

Samsung and LG could be set to take Android smartphone security to the next level, with the introduction of iris scanning technology. Both companies are reported to be working on solutions that may be released commercially as early as 2016.

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