Engineering

A finger on the pulse of sensor developments

Once upon a time, fingerprint sensors were only associated with law enforcement and corporate security. Now, they've become so commonplace that they are even used in mobile phones. The biometric technologies found in such ...

Engineering

South Korea team may inspire fingerprints as fave phone opener

Smart fingerprint sensor arrays for the smartphone have become a focal point of new research. Fingerprint sensors are getting a rethink, and the strategy being proposed is now reported in Nature Communications. The report ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Apple patent reveals idea for fingerprint technology

(Tech Xplore)—"Capacitive fingerprint sensor including an electrostatic lens" is the title of the patent filed in September 2014.The inventor listed is Jean-Marie Bussat. This is being talked about in this week's tech press ...

Hardware

Synaptics tiny, thin fingerprint sensor fits in volume rocker

A slim area touch fingerprint sensor has been introduced. The news out of San Jose is that Synaptics is rolling out the Natural ID FS4304 biometric fingerprint sensor. It has the flexibility to fit in small spaces, including ...

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