Xiaomi Mi 8, not Mi 7, expected to support in-display fingerprint recognition soon

The Xiaomi Mi 8 could be released instead of the Mi 7 or shortly after the company’s long overdue next flagship phone with groundbreaking in-display fingerprint recognition in tow.

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.

More details on iPhone 8 ‘Pearl ID’ crop up, along with 4K Apple TV ‘confirmation’

Pearl ID, aka Face Unlock, on the upcoming iPhone 8 is truly starting to sound like a competent Touch ID replacement. That 4K Apple TV is exciting too.

A ‘done deal’: This is the final iPhone 8 front design, confirmed by Apple, alongside Face Unlock

Plenty of plausible iPhone 8 renders have been floating around of late, but this sketch comes directly from Apple, along with Face Unlock confirmation.

Touch ID slips off the power button for iPhone 8

Supply chain sources say that the iPhone 8 won’t have a fingerprint sensor on top of a side-mounted power button — it’s on-screen or bust.

Huawei Mate 10 to utilize Japan Display’s 2:1 LCD

The Mate 10 is expected to take a little influence from the industry and from Apple in particular with a new view, facial scanning and more.

A Podcast Five Years in the Making… | #PNWeekly 260

One episode a week, every week. We’ve been talking mobile technology for five years now. It’s about time we bring back the people who started it all.

Largan will provide glass for 3D scanners, won’t name drop iPhone 8

The Taiwanese manufacturer, which specializes in glasses for mobile cameras, is a noted Apple client, but didn’t mention Apple in this announcement.

Facial recognition should eventually go ‘mainstream’, but it may take Samsung several years

You’ll probably have to wait a few more years before securely authorizing mobile payments with your face, at least on Samsung devices.

Analyst: forget Touch ID if Apple fails to execute iPhone 8 design

That design calls for a fingerprint sensor to be embedded under the display of the iPhone 8. So, will facial scanning be reliable in its lieu?
LG G6 review

Facial recognition software may arrive soon on LG G6, with secure payment support

Both LG Pay support and “3D face scanning” tech could be enabled on the LG G6 in a couple of months, with the two services even working together.

iPhone 8 schematics leaked out of Foxconn, wiped from Weibo

It’s not exactly a blueprint. In fact, it’s right up sketchy. But the word is that it comes out of Foxconn and it’s our first idea of what’s up with the 8.
Galaxy S8+ hands-on

Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature is predictably susceptible to trickery

By no means a “foolproof security measure”, the new face authentication function of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ can be fooled by a photograph, it seems.

Here’s a leaked Samsung Galaxy S8 event poster, and more info on facial recognition

Samsung is more and more likely to integrate fingerprint, iris and facial payment authorization tech into the Galaxy S8. Also, here’s an event poster.

Samsung Galaxy S8 tipped to support facial recognition along with fingerprint and iris scanner

Before Apple’s iPhone 8 can “innovate” with a face scanner in tow, the Samsung Galaxy S8 should include a whopping three layers of biometric security.

iPhone 8 looks more and more likely to feature face scanner, possibly replacing Touch ID sensor

A “wraparound” OLED screen, mostly glass construction, wireless charging support AND facial recognition tech? No wonder the iPhone 8 might cost $1,000.