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Synaptics unveils fingerprint sensor with its own chip for better security

Fingerprint sensors used to be something you’d primarily find on business-class laptops. But a growing number of smartphones feature built-in fingerprint scanners which let you unlock your device or perform other actions using your unique fingerprint instead of a password. Now Synaptics has introduced a new fingerprint sensor which the company says offers even better […]

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OmniVision’s vision for the future: Better front-facing smartphone cameras

Most modern smartphones have cameras on the front and back. But while the best phones have rear cameras with auto-focus, LED flash, high megapixel sensors, and maybe even decent low-light performance, front-facing cameras are pretty universally bad. OmniVision┬áhopes its new image sensor will change that. Most phones just don’t have a lot of physical space […]