Vivo on Wednesday at the start of MWC Shanghai 2017 showcased its new Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution based on Qualcomm’s tech. Alongside, Vivo also unveiled its Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Photography Solution targeted for backlighting and night scene photography, and a Hi-Fi audio solution with an customised DAC decoding chip. As of now, no Vivo device with the fingerprint scanning tech is in production, but it will be showing the tech on prototype devices.
The Vivo Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution is based on Qualcomm technology, and the US-based telecommunications giant separately detailed its own display, glass, and metal fingerprint scanning solutions at the tradeshow. Qualcomm will be showcasing its own under display fingerprint scanning technology at MWC Shanghai 2017 using the Vivo Xplay6, as seen in the above image. Like Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensor for Display, Vivo’s solution can scan through 1200-micron thick OLED display stacks.
Vivo claims its under-display fingerprint solution is the first to be “demonstrated by a smartphone manufacturer.” The Chinese company said that since the Vivo Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution doesn’t require physical button for the sensor, the solution enables the use of a “true full-screen display and an integrated unibody and mechanical waterproofing design.”
In a statement, the company elaborated to say, “In Vivo’s R&D plan, fingerprint scanning will not be carried out by an independent button or region. It will be realised more subtly under the screen, behind the metal shell, or even in the frame.”
Vivo adds, “based on ultrasonic technology,…