LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the CES 2017 trade show, Goodix, premier developer of human interface and biometric solutions for mobile devices, announced the availability of its fingerprint sensor in LG’s new K10 and Stylus 3 smartphones. Designed to unlock smartphones quickly and securely, Goodix’s rear-mounted sensor also allows LG K10 and LG Stylus 3 users to take high-quality photos and screenshots by touching the sensor.
LG joins a host of global brands such as Amazon, Dell, HP, Toshiba, Panasonic, Nokia, Huawei, vivo, OPPO Xiaomi, ZTE Lenovo and Meizu that have turned to Goodix for its fingerprint sensors and capacitive touch controller chips. In collaboration with global brands, Goodix empowers users to trust activities carried out on their mobile devices, such as transactions and secure information sharing.
“The partnership with LG marks a good beginning of 2017 for Goodix. We recognize LG and Goodix share a common vision to pursue innovation and deliver value-added products,” said David Zhang, Goodix CEO. “By focusing on people’s desires while understanding their needs, Goodix strives to make human interface technology in devices more secure and even easier to use and enjoy – for users across the globe.”
Goodix’s partnership with LG follows the company’s recognition last month as a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Awards Winner. Recognized for garnering the highest category honor for its Live Fingerprint DetectionTM Sensor, Goodix is the first Chinese IC company to win the award in the Embedded Technologies category. This was Goodix’s third CES award, after winning two Innovation Awards for products exemplifying outstanding design and engineering in 2016.
As Goodix continues to expand its global footprint, the company has an ongoing commitment in promoting higher standards of mobile security through innovation. Goodix’s fingerprint authentication solution is fully compliant with FIDO Universal Authentication Framework (UAF). As one of its members, Goodix reinforced its efforts in research to meet the Alliance’s strict requirements.
Goodix, a premier developer and provider of fingerprint and touchscreen solutions for mobile phones, tablets and wearables, currently holds a diversified portfolio of fingerprint authentication solutions that provides excellent flexibility to suit the varying preferences from consumers and partners such as Live Finger DetectionTM , Invisible Fingerprint Sensor (IFSTM), Glass-covered and Coating button sensors. In addition, Goodix has been actively involved in assisting Alipay and China UnionPay with reviewing industry standards for fingerprint authentication. As an increasing number of top-tier handset manufacturers adopting fingerprints solutions from the company, Goodix will continue expanding its partner network to lead innovation in the biometrics authentication market. On October 17, 2016, Goodix was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the stock code is 603160.