Google looking at slower fingerprints on Pixel 2 XL after Android 8.1
People are debating where the problem is in the process from fingerpad to lights on, but the matter of the problem is with the Pixel 2 XL on Android 8.1.
No Face ID rival for Galaxy S9, but Samsung could step up its iris recognition game
Samsung may need several more years to replicate Apple’s Face ID magic, but in the meantime, the Galaxy S9 should sport a beefed-up iris scanner.
OPPO and Xiaomi may be able to challenge Face ID with 3D sensing Androids next year
The iPhone X is the world’s only 3D sensing mobile device right now, but OPPO and Xiaomi are expected to integrate technology similar to Face ID in 2018.
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Big Four US carriers create Mobile Authentication Taskforce in search for a unified method
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are apparently all in for a unified authentication method to better and more efficiently verify user information.
Galaxy S8 Plus fingerprint sensor
Next-gen Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensor for Display works under OLED screens, OEM tests kicking off soon
The all-new Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensor for Display sounds like everything Samsung needs to get rid of awkwardly placed rear-mounted scanners.
It’s ridiculously easy to bypass the Galaxy S8’s iris security, using a printed photo and contact lens
There’s no such thing as an infallible, impenetrable biometric authentication system, at least not on the Samsung Galaxy S8.