LG Innotek , part of the Korean consumer electronics corporation LG, has introduced an under glass fingerprint sensor module. By placing the finger on the cover glass of the phone, it identifies the fingerprint. This module provides the freedom of a smartphone design and even enhances the function, for example, by being waterproof or offering protection from scratches.
Gemalto, a leading provider of digital security solutions based in Meudon, France, has collaborated with Visa, one of the world's largest payment providers, to equip visitors at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with contactless payment wristbands. Gemalto's solution for Visa encompasses personalisation, packaging and fulfilment of the contactless wristbands, and utilises its Allynis Smart Event Platform for the prepaid payment programme and event management.
The German Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology (FEP) will be presenting flexible organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) at AIMCAL 2016 in Dresden, Germany, from 30 May to 2 June. These OLEDs have been fabricated on ultra-thin glass and encapsulated with an ultra-thin glass foil in the same process.