Like us have already written, Synaptics has started manufacturing new generation sensors - Clear ID FS9500 . This is a fingerprint scanner that will be placed under the surface of the screen.
Who is first
Despite rumors, the first Clear ID will not Samsung, and the Chinese company Vivo. It is also part of the the top five manufacturers of smartphones in world, so in Synaptics does not deceived, saying that they are cooperating with one of the companies on this list.
Which Vivo model will be equipped with a fingerprint sensor - it is not known, but It is assumed that this will be Vivo Xplay 7, and he will, according to preliminary data, already in early next year.
How does it work
The Synaptics sensor is suitable for devices with OLED-displays . The optical sensor is located under the pixels and uses the light emitted by them to capture the image of the surface of the finger. First he recognizes a touch, after which the screen highlights the desired area. After that, the intelligent system checks the picture with the base of the saved fingerprints, on coincidence the device is unlocked.
In this case, the scanner does not scary neither wet hands, nor protective films, nor temperature changes.
Analyst Moor Insights & Strategy Patrick Moorehead has already tested the first Vivo smartphone with a screen scanner and was pleased. " The CMOS image sensor has a thickness of 7 mm and reads fingerprints right through the OLED display . is he works faster than I do I expected " - said Patrick.
Source: The Verge
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