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13 Oct 2017
Samsung looking into using fingerprint recognition sensors from Taiwan-based manufacturer for Galaxy S9 (Nov 27)
It is heard that Samsung Electronics is looking into receiving sensors, which are major parts of fingerprint recognition function, from a Taiwanese manufacturer while it is planning to place fingerprint recognition sensor on the back of Galaxy S9.
22 Aug 2017
All of the iPhones Apple plans to produce in 2018 are likely to abandon the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in favor of facial recognition, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told investors in a note sent out this evening.
10 Nov 2016
According to industry sources, after O-film ranked first in the global fingerprint recognition module market, Sunny Optical of China is taking off in the camera module sector. The company is also emerging as a global camera module manufacturer, securing its major customers in China, including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo.
Will fingerprint swiping and gestures be the next big thing? We don't know for sure. But Google took a chance with it on the Google Pixel smartphones. And now it seems like Samsung will be having this technology in their phones soon, probably on the Samsung Galaxy S8 if all things go right.