Phones with in-display fingerprint scanners are pretty damn great

January 12, 2018

This Vivo phone has a fingerprint sensor built right into the display.Image: raymond wong/mashable With the move to edge-to-edge screens and narrower bezels, there’s just no room to put a fingerprint sensor on the front of a phone anymore. Phone makers have moved them to the side or back, or removed them entirely.  But things don’t have to be this way. At CES 2018, Chinese phone maker Vivo showed off…

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MasterCard trials biometric bankcard with embedded fingerprint reader

April 21, 2017

MasterCard is Chip and PIN bankcard that includesan embedded fingerprint reader, introducingabiometric authentication layerfor card payments and taking a leaf out of the book ofApple Payet al in the process. The thinking here being: why pay by enteringa four-digit PIN when you can stick your thumb on it? So far the biometric card has been trialled at two locations in South Africa, with additional trials planned over the next few…

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CLEAR raises $15 million to expand biometric security

April 20, 2017

CLEAR, the biometric security firm popular in U.S. airports and stadiums, has raised $15 million from T. Rowe Price to expand their footprint. The company, led by CEO Caryn Seidman-Becker, is already partially owned by Delta Airlines. We are obsessed with our customers, and cant wait to bring them more ways to use CLEAR. We lead the industry in secure biometric-powered customer experiences and the opportunities to expand into new…

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