China-based biometric firm Goodix has announced that its in-display sensor will be a key feature on Xiaomi's highly anticipated Mi8 Explorer Edition smartphone. Goodix is providing its fingerprint sensors for Xiaomi's Mi8 as well as the Mi8 SE. The Mi8 series smartphones are the most recent additions to a series of collaborations that includes the Mi6, Note3, and MIX2/2sThe firm said its is the only solution in the market that can be successfully applied to both flexible and rigid OLED displays, resulting in mass implementation for commercial use and maximum cumulative shipments.”2018 will be the first year of large scale commercialization for in-display fingerprint sensor technology”, wrote the firm in a press statement. “Goodix anticipates many more main stream brands to feature the sensor in their flagship smartphones in the second half of 2018”.