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Synaptics making display fingerprint sensor for top 5 phones arrives in January

The near future under-the-display fingerprint sensors will not just be reserved for rough prototypes. Synaptics has sent word that a top 5 Major smartphone manufacturer will unveil a phone using its Clear ID sensor at CES in Jan. It isn’t giving any clues as to who the mystery early adopter may be, although Vivo was […]

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Hawaii shows its version of Face ID and says it can do better than Apple Face ID

Apple has introduced the iPhone X and its Face ID sensor a new way to the most secure login of the user with mobile devices. Nice side effect: the 3D sensor also allows animated emojis, that are called at Apple Animoji. Of course, the Kinect-like sensor of the Apple flagship also ensures that the competition […]

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Automatic Acoustic Gunshot Sensor Technology May Benefit Shooting Victims

Press release  SAN DIEGO (Tuesday, October 24, 9:30 am PDT): A number of U.S. cities have installed acoustic gunshot sensor technology to accurately locate shooting scenes and potential gunshot victims, but the effectiveness of this technology for saving lives had not been studied until surgeons at the University of California, San Francisco-East Bay in Oakland, […]

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Tactile tech soft and stretchable sensor can turn anything into a controller

A new type of soft and stretchable sensor could find uses in applications ranging from athletics and health monitoring to prosthetics and virtual reality.   The technology, called iSoft, is capable of sensing in real-time, or without delay, and can perform “multimodal” sensing, or sensing a variety of stimuli such as continuous contact and stretching […]

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