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Samsung may be building its own fingerprint scanners

According to reports from Korea, Samsung is gearing up to release its own fingerprint scanner components in early 2017, which could end its dependence on Synaptics.
by Robert Triggs4 weeks ago4

Googler explains why Nexus phones won’t get Pixel fingerprint gestures

A Googler has explained the reason why the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X won't get the fingerprint scanner gesture features found on the Google Pixel: priorities.
by Kris CarlonNovember 1, 2016159

Galaxy S8 rumored to feature optical fingerprint recognition

A new rumor claims the Galaxy S8 will incorporate an optical fingerprint scanner, but we don't see this one panning out. Here's why.
by Kris CarlonOctober 26, 201676

How to activate the Xperia XZ & X Compact fingerprint scanners in the US

US Sony Xperia XZ and X Compact customers can activate the dormant fingerprint scanning hardware by installing firmware from other countries.
by Robert TriggsOctober 6, 201613

Chrome OS looks to be gaining fingerprint sensor support

A new commit within the Chromium repositories shows that Google is currently experimenting with fingerprint sensors inside Chrome OS.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 6, 20169

What’s the best location for a fingerprint sensor? [Poll of the Week]

Every OEM does it differently, but we want to know which way you prefer. What do you think is the best location for a fingerprint sensor?
by Jimmy WestenbergJune 21, 2016216

Samsung eyeballing iris scanners: Galaxy Iris and Galaxy Eyeprint trademarked in U.S. and Korea

Samsung has now trademarked the names Galaxy Iris and Galaxy Eyeprint in the U.S. and Korea as well (it has already trademarked the name in the EU).
by Kris CarlonJune 1, 201612

Open sesame: Law enforcement can compel you to unlock your smartphones by fingerprint, and it’s totally legal

While the Fifth Amendment protects against self-incrimination, there is nothing illegal about law enforcement compelling a suspect to unlock their phone by fingerprint.
by Matthew BensonMay 4, 201632

Under the screen: LG’s new fingerprint sensor can neither be felt nor seen

LG Innotek - a subsidiary of LG - has just unveiled a new type of fingerprint sensor built directly into the glass that covers our device's displays. COOL!
by Matthew BensonMay 2, 201624

Chase’s mobile app gains fingerprint support

Following in the recent footsteps of Bank of America, Chase has added Marshmallow-native fingerprint scanning support to their mobile app.
by John DyeApril 25, 20167
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