Samsung's Galaxy S21 series might offer an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor that is 1.77 times larger in size than the current offering for improved accuracy, with double the unlock speeds.
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Qualcomm has teamed up with Chinese display maker BOE to incorporate its 3D Sonic sensor into the latter's displays. Commercial products featuring the integrated system will be out later this year.
The Chinese tech giant recently unveiled a new next-generation in-display fingerprint sensor that it claims has a larger scan area and is more responsive, thus improving the user experience.
Fresh rumors seem to corroborate previous reports surrounding Samsung's plan to include an in-display fingerprint sensor and an in-screen camera in its future phones slated for launch next year.
Synaptics and AMD today announced a new joint initiative to build a fully isolated biometric authentication system based on AMD's Ryzen Mobile platforms and Microsoft's next-generation OS.
Fresh renders indicate that the Samsung Galaxy Note9 will be equipped with a fingerprint sensor located below the rear camera module in a horizontal orientation, a major leap from the Galaxy Note8.
After a few years of studying the in-display fingerprint sensor, Samsung seems to be ready to introduce the technology to its next-generation Galaxy S flagship, which is set to debut next year.
Leaks had suggested that Chinese smartphone maker Vivo had solved the problem of an in-display fingerprint scanner, thanks to Synaptics. The company has officially confirmed it, showing it off at CES.
When it comes to notches in the displays of our high-end smartphones, the camps for-and-against seem to be evenly split, however, a recent patent filing from Samsung suggests that it is for the notch.
With the next Apple iPhone just around the corner, everyone has been speculating what the company will do with the fingerprint sensor, and this new leak might throw some icy water on your dreams.
Users of the Samsung Galaxy S8 have had a tough time with the fingerprint sensor on the device after Samsung positioned the sensor next to the camera. This caused unintended issues with photos.
At MWC 2017, Vivo, in collaboration with Qualcomm, has just beaten Apple by unveiling a prototype fitted with an under-display fingerprint scanner using Qualcomm's new ultrasonic sensor solution.
Samsung and Apple have made headlines with rumors of trying to embed a fingerprint sensor under the glass of their phones' display. Yet, it appears that a relative unknown might become the first.
Samsung's Windows 10 tablet, the Galaxy TabPro S, can already be unlocked using the fingerprint sensor on some Galaxy smartphones - but that support will soon be extended to all Windows 10 PCs.
According to a recent leak, the upcoming mid-tier smartphone from Lenovo could do away with navigation buttons in favour of a fingerprint sensor capable of reading multiple gestures.
Buyers of the Xperia XZ and X Compact in the United States were disappointed to learn that the fingerprint sensor is disabled for that region, but flashing the device to the UK firmware enables it.
You can now pre-order Sony's Xperia X Compact for $449.99. But before you do, bear in mind that the device - like the new Xperia XZ flagship - doesn't come with a fingerprint sensor in the US.
After unveiling the Xperia XZ and X Compact a couple of weeks ago, Sony has confirmed that the two high-end handsets will launch in the US without the fingerprint sensors available in other markets.
The Windows 10 Mobile flagship will come with a gold color option, and a new render of the device shows it will feature HP's new logo too - but its fingerprint sensor won't be enabled until Fall 2016.
In a new proof of concept attack, a team from Michigan State University has demonstrated an ability to successfully spoof fingerprints and gain access to two flagship Android smartphones.
The Surface Type Cover with Fingerprint ID has been a US exclusive until now - but today, Microsoft opened pre-orders in various markets including the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, and more.
A report claims the OnePlus Two will be highly customizable, with some hardware 'surprises', and a metal frame boosting its premium credentials - just as well, as it may well cost more than the One.
Samsung is expected to launch its next flagship, the Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress, now a new report has detailed the use of the fingerprint sensor which will be included in the smartphone.
Fingerprint scanning technology is cool and all, but what if our phones had eye scanners that unlocked it instead, and possibly other uses? If true we're not far off phones reading our minds!
Sometimes the hacker life really is rewarding, some forty people (so far) have banded together to shower that first person who cracks the 5s fingerprint sensor with booze, cash and even a dirty book!
High resolution photos of a fingerprint sensor which is tipped to be a feature in Apple's upcoming iPhone 5S, have leaked. The small component looks like it may fit within the home button.