Vivo unveiled Screen Embedded Fingerprint Sensor Technology at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai.The under display Fingerprint scanning solution is based on the Qualcomm technology and was demonstrated on a prototype device based on existing Vivo Xplay 6 phone.
Vivo claims that this is the first smartphone manufacturer demonstrated the under display Fingerprint solution on mobile devices.”The technology enables the use of a full screen display and an integrated unibody and mechanical waterproofing design”,company said.
Following the event Qualcomm issued a press release announcing the development of the new Fingerprint scanner that work under thick glass,displays,metal frames with underwater operation,blood flow and heartbeat detection.
We are excited to announce qualcomm fingerprint sensors because they can designed to support sleeker,cutting-edge form factors,unique mobile authentication experiences,and enhanced security authentication.This provides OEMs and operators with the ability to offer truly distinct,differentiated devices with added values on truly groundbreaking new devices.
Qualcomm claimed the technology was capable of scanning through OLED display of stack up to 1200um,and said that it had been designed as an integrated solution with Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile platforms.
The Qualcomm said the Fingerprint Sensor for glass and metal will be available to OEMs this month and should arrive commercial devices in the first half of the 2018.