Consumer & Gadgets

First peek at Microsoft's Surface Duo smartphone

Details about Microsoft's long-awaited Surface Duo smartphone have been sparse since word of its existence was reported last fall. But the first specs have now been released.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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