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Synaptics showcases in-display fingerprint sensor

Synaptics showcases in-display fingerprint sensor

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Synaptics has announced that it has developed the in-display fingerprint sensor technology, which was long-sleeved for flagship smartphones like Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple iPhone X. The company, in a press staement said that the new Clear ID FS9500 optical in-display fingerprint The sensor is producing a 'top five OEM' with mass production. Although it is unlikely, Samsung could surprise users by bringing the technology in the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + flagship smartphones.

Synaptics showcases in-display fingerprint sensor

The Clear ID in-display fingerprint sensors have been made for smartphones with bezel-less or Infinity display. The fingerprint scanner will be essentially embedded into the glass, said to be scrathproof and waterproof. Users can simply place their finger on the part with the sensor to unlock the device.

Clear ID faster than alternative bio metrics such as 3D face high secure with Sentry Point technology very convenient and smartphone of the touch screen display area directly in one touch bio metric authentication, Synaptic said in a press release The company claims that a method is twice as fast as 3D facial recognition for unlocking device.

Notably, Synaptics has not confirmed that the OEM is working with the in-display fingerprint sensor. While multiple reports suggest that the Galaxy S9 series smartphones could be the first device to get technology, a South Korean site in the report claims that Samsung will not include an optical fingerprint scanner under the Galaxy S9. Instead, the sensor will be present on the rear of the device, just like the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 smartphones.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was previously expected to come with a fingerprint scanner under the display. However, a report in Korea's The Naver quoted a Samsung executive who told the company that every fingerprint scanner was added to the display under the display, but it failed to succeed. The idea was dropped due to "various technical limitations such as security," according to the excutive. The fingerprint sensor in the Note 8 is placed next to the dual-rear camera

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