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Vivo showcases world’s first In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology




One of the most explosive announcements in CES 2018 came in the form of a new technology rather than a smartphone, a laptop, or any other device. That announcement is Vivo’s in-display fingerprint scanning technology. We’ve already reported that Vivo has been busy working on this type of technology for quite some time now. Now, not only did they announce it’s availability, they’ve also announced that it’s ready for mass production.

Vivo’s in-display fingerprint scanning is not just a tool to unlock your device as it only activates when needed. A fingerprint UI will appear on a device’s display in scenarios such as when the phone is on sleep and needs to be unlocked, during software unlocks and even when prompted for mobile payment authentication. If fingerprint authentication is not needed, the graphical UI will remain invisible to prevent disruption of normal device operation. In order to achieve creating the world’s first in-display fingerprint scanning technology, Vivo partnered with Synaptics.

A working demo of the said technology could be experienced in Vivo’s CES booth. The company is promising further details and announced about the availability of their first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone in early 2018.



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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1 Response

  1. vivongot says:

    mabangsagan lang na una nag release agad ng phone hahaha kawawa nmn si v7+

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