Synaptics sampling Natural ID fingerprint authentication technology, which is termed as critical next step to putting capacitive fingerprint sensors under the smartphone cover glass.
Synaptics’ new fingerprint authentication product supports thicker glass of greater than 200μm. Synaptics first generation under glass button (up to 100μm thick glass) solution is available today for mass production.
“We are very pleased to demonstrate our new under cover glass biometric solution and showcase our leadership. Our solution eliminates the cutout, which allows smartphone OEMs to improve yields and offer creative new industrial designs. End users will benefit from an improved user experience and a more durable, scratch-resistant smartphone,” said Ritu Favre, senior vice president, general manager, Biometrics Product Division, Synaptics.
Synaptics’ new under cover glass fingerprint authentication solution (greater than 200μm thick glass) is scheduled for mass production availability in Q1 CY2016.