Qualcomm has announced some new advanced fingerprint scanning and authentication technology, the company is calling the technology Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors.
The Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors will work through glass and also metal, that means that they can be placed behind a screen on a smartphone.
“We are excited to announce Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors because they can be designed to support sleeker, cutting-edge form factors, unique mobile authentication experiences, and enhanced security authentication,” said Seshu Madhavapeddy, vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “This provides OEMs and operators with the ability to offer truly distinct, differentiated devices with added value on truly groundbreaking new devices.”
Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensor for Display is the mobile industry’s first commercially announced multi-functional ultrasonic solution capable of scanning through OLED display stacks of up to 1200um, along with enrolling and matching, and Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors for Glass and Metal are the first commercially announced to scan through up to 800 µm of cover glass and up to 650 µm of aluminum, an improvement over the previous generation’s 400 µm capability for glass or metal.
You can find out more details about the new Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors over at Qualcomm at the link below.