25 Jul '16, 8am

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition #DIGITIMES

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition Sammi Huang, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 25 July 2016] Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramping up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality, according to industry sources. Samsung is expected to lead all vendors by releasing its new flagship smartphone supporting iris recognition technology in the second half of 2016, while Apple is likely to roll out new iPhone devices with iris sensors in 2018, the sources indicated. China-based smartphone vendors, including LeEco, Xiaomi Technology and 360 Qiku, reportedly have been developing their own biometrics technology, respectively, added the sources. Additionally, upstream solution suppliers, including Qualcomm, Truly Opto-Electronics, O-film Tech and Bei...

Full article: http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160725PD202.html

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