Development of Smartphone Fingerprint Recognition Technology

Development of Smartphone Fingerprint Recognition Technology

At MWC 2019, Samsung unveiled its flagship S10 smartphone which came with significant design changes, especially the adoption of Qualcomm's ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint technology for the first time. This report outlines the mainstream fingerprint recognition technology and the fingerprint sensor market, and examines the development of major players, including Goodix, Egis, Qualcomm, Synaptics, and Fingerprint Cards; looks into the key trends in fingerprint recognition technology.


  • WORLDWIDE SMARTPHONE FINGERPRINT SENSOR MARKET
  • MAINSTREAM FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY
    • Goodix Leads in Optical Fingerprint Sensor with New Competition from Egis
    • Qualcomm Aims to Expand Market Size with Ultrasonic Fingerprint Technology
    • Capacitive Fingerprint Technology Targets Low-price Applications
      • Table Comparison of Fingerprint Recognition Technology
  • TRENDS IN FINGERPRINT RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
    • Huge Opportunity for FoD in LCD-screen Smartphone Market
    • Recognition Area of Optical and Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensors is to Increase
    • LCD Panel Makers Integrate Capacitive and FoD Technology Vertically
  • MIC PERSPECTIVE
    • Rapid Growth for Optical Fingerprint Recognition Draws Egis and FPC into Market
    • Ultrasonic/Optical Fingerprint Sensors towards Larger Size; Panel Makers Engage in FoD Technology
  • APPENDIX
    • Glossary of Terms
    • List of Companies

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