Could the future of smartphone biometrics look a lot like a shinier version of the past? The answer is most definitely yes — that is, if Synaptics Incorporated has anything to say about it.
The San Jose-based hardware manufacturer announced plans on Monday to mass produce an optical in-display fingerprint sensor, and, according to the company, it has a very big partner involved.
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The "Clear ID" scanner, which would reside under a phone's screen, would theoretically allow for easy-to-use biometrics on bezel-less phones. While Synaptics is not the first company to develop such technology, that it claims to have a deal with an unnamed "top five [original equipment manufacturer]" suggests it's ready for the big leagues. Read more...More about Apple, Touch, Biometrics, Fingerprints, and Face
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One of the most exciting features Google introduced with the Pixel 2 phones back in October was something called “AR Stickers”. “AR Stickers”, in case you missed it, is essentially a mode that lives inside the native camera app’s hamburger menu along with others such as Portrait and Panorama. Enabling this will let you superimpose a […]