From last couple of days,there was rumors about a device with in-screen fingerprint sensor support.Many sources suggesting that Apple could be first mobile manufacturer to introduce in-screen fingerprint sensor.Buy recent reports took a U turn with an unexpected news.
As per the recent reports,chinese mobile manufacturer Vivo will launch the first smartphone having in screen sensor technology.It means the fingerprint sensor of the device will be embedded in to the display instead of the back side.Vivo has tied up with Synaptics for this project and they could launch the device by early 2018.
Last year vivo showcased a concept of a smartphone with in screen fingerprint sensor at the MWC Shanghai.Recently Synaptics made an official announcement that they’re working on a secure integrated embedded fingerprint sensor.
In-screen fingerprint sensors have been considered as a natural evolution of modern biometric sensors as the smartphone displays this year moved to an edge-to-edge concept.This concept was rumored to come with Apple’s anniversary edition iphone X.
Synaptics has already started mass production of in screen fingerprint scanner.In 2018 we could see many flagship smartphones with such innovative technology.
As per synaptics,the in-display scanner can be operated by one touch from the device’s display.It will use high resolution scanning technology to unlock the device securely.
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