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Latest Fingerprint scanner news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Fingerprint scanner, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung Pay will be available by default on almost all Samsung phones starting next year

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung reportedly looking to source fingerprint scanners from other suppliers

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung may soon start making its own fingerprint sensors

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung patents fingerprint scanner with swipe functionality

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung may opt for iPhone-styled Home button to improve fingerprint scanning

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung might equip its future wearable devices with fingerprint sensors

According to Rick Bergman, CEO of Synaptics, wearable devices with inbuilt fingerprint sensors will hit the market next year. According to him, using a fingerprint ID sensor beneath a small curved display isn’t very challenging. He has also revealed to the press in Taipei that they are working on unveiling an area-type fingerprint scanner in the […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

Galaxy S5’s fingerprint scanner can be easily hacked

Just three days after the launch of the Galaxy S5, it has been discovered the device’s fingerprint scanner suffers from the same issues that have plagued earlier implementations by Apple and others. A security research firm from Germany called SRLabs has successfully hacked the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S5 using a similar method that […]

  • By Harish J.
  • 8 years ago

Galaxy S5 is first smartphone to support PayPal payments in stores and online using a fingerprint

One of the most touted features of the Galaxy S5 is its fingerprint scanner, and the ability to use it for making PayPal payments, something which we exclusively confirmed before the device was officially announced. According to MIT’s Technology Review journal, the Galaxy S5 is the first smartphone to support this feature and goes beyond what […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Explained: Samsung’s implementation of the fingerprint sensor on the upcoming Galaxy S5

Yes, you heard it right folks! Today, we are finally confirming that Samsung’s upcoming flagship device, the Galaxy S5, will be equipped with a fingerprint sensor, and not only that but we will also be explaining exactly how Samsung implemented it and what it’s planning to use it for. Huge kudos to our insiders who […]

  • By Faryaab S.
  • 9 years ago

Galaxy S5 to reportedly feature swipe fingerprint sensor developed by Samsung

We’ve seen an  overwhelming amount of rumors and speculation on the matter of a fingerprint sensor being present on the Galaxy S5, Samsung’s highly anticipated fifth-generation Galaxy S flagship. We recently heard that the S5 could feature a fingerprint sensor embedded into its display, and giving credence to that rumor is a report from ETNews, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 9 years ago

Report: Only fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S5, embedded into display, no iris scanner

Many rumors have suggested that the Galaxy S5 will feature fingerprint scanning technology, while others have indicated that Samsung will go the extra mile and settle for the more advanced iris (eye) scanning instead, with a Samsung official going as far as confirming that the company has been considering iris recognition functionality. However, according to a […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 9 years ago

Samsung not developing fingerprint tech for smartphones, says report

A report from The Korean Herald claims that Samsung is not looking to adopt fingerprint scanners in its products until the second half of next year, as the company considers the technology is still in its nascent stages. An unnamed Samsung official is quoted as saying: “We never officially admitted that Samsung was weighing the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 9 years ago