About Validity

Founded in 2000, and headquartered in San Jose, California, Validity is the world leader in Natural ID™ authentication, providing fingerprint sensor solutions with the highest levels of performance, security, cost-effectiveness, and design flexibility.

Validity's Natural ID solutions provide an ideal platform for addressing the explosive growth in mobile payment transactions and cloud-based services. Passwords and PINs are ineffective at meeting the needs of end users and service providers as they're either too easy to hack or too hard to remember. Natural ID provides a simple and effective way to optimize usability while providing strong security.

Natural ID authenticates a user by their unique human characteristics such as fingerprint, voice, and face. Of these, fingerprints have been proven to provide the best combination of effectiveness, cost, and usability.

 
Validity's patented LiveFlex® fingerprint sensor technology enables authentication, mobile payments, and touch-based navigation solutions for smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, and all-in-one computers.

LiveFlex technology moves the fingerprint sensing elements off the silicon die, providing the ultimate flexibility for meeting the industrial design challenges of mobile and computing devices. Additionally, the patented technology resolves fundamental cost challenges by allowing Validity to follow a traditional die-shrink product roadmap, unlike direct contact sensors, where the silicon cannot be shrunk without severely degrading performance.

Over the next several years, we expect Natural ID to be on every smartphone, tablet, and mobile computing device. As Natural ID proliferates, users will demand it across all their devices.