LAS VEGAS -- Apple isn't the only one looking to shove a fingerprint sensor onto its smartphone.
There will be several high-profile smartphones that will include fingerprint scanners, according to Michael Maia, vice president of sales for the biometric division of touchscreen and touch pad company Synaptics. Its product will ship in the first quarter, and more phones should come out in the second half, he said.
"It will be fairly mainstream," he told CNET at the sidelines of the Consumer Electronics Show.
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