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Growing Adoption of Fingerprint Technology in China Brings New Opportunities for Biometric Sensor Suppliers

Published: 05 January 2016

ID: G00295429

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng , Amy Teng


Fingerprint sensors in smartphones and other biometric authentication devices are showing growing momentum in China. Product leaders of fingerprint sensor suppliers should identify and package solutions to enable their convenient and secure use in consumer devices.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Mobile payment vendors will drive adoption of fingerprint sensors in mobile devices for secure authentication, generating opportunities for sensor suppliers
  • Improved sensitivity, materials and coatings of overlays, ergonomic considerations, and improved software algorithms will prompt suppliers to offer smaller, less expensive and more efficient fingerprint sensors

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