Most smartphones have the fingerprint scanner at the back of the phone or at the home button. No matter what position the sensor is placed, one thing remains constant, it is not a place with the phone display.
Apparently, making the glassy display double up as a fingerprint sensor is a difficult thing to achieve. Well for weeks now, rumors have been running around that not only had Synaptics figured how to put a sensor or the screen, but it will soon start mass-producing the technology for one of the “top-five” OEMs.
Well, it turns out, that one of ‘top-five’ OEM is Vivo. As posted by Forbes, analysts Patrick Moorhead gives his account on using the pre-production Vivo phone equipped with the Synaptics in-screen fingerprint sensor.
Moorhead says the sensor is “fast and simple.” Synaptics goes further to say the in-screen fingerprint sensor is twice as fast as the 3D facial recognition technology used in the latest Apple’s Face ID. Then again, just how do you go about comparing the speeds of the two technologies given the fact they are so far from each other in design and …read more
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