Fingerprint Cards expands to South Korea, Taiwan, hires new Technical Managers

Fingerprint Cards has now expanded into South Korea and Taiwan, following sharp increases of demand for embedded fingerprint sensors for mobile devices.

The company has brought YenSo Jung on board as Senior Technical Manager Korea, and Paul Kwon as Technical Manager Greater China.

YeonSo Jung has his background in the mobile and telecom field, where he has worked with customer support both on a detailed level and as a team leader, for some of the largest mobile phone companies in Korea. YeonSo Jung has a wide experience from problem solving and system integration on mobile platforms. YeonSo Jung joins FPC from ST-Ericsson and ST Microelectronics, where he has been employed since 2004.

Paul Kwong is a senior software engineer that has worked with system development in the mobile platform industry since 2008, most recently at ST-Ericsson in Taipei, and before that at Foxxconn Technology in Taipei. Paul Kwong has much experience from working with linux based systems and drivers as well as software and system development.

As we’ve noted in BiometricUpdate.com, Fingerprint Cards has announced several design-wins in China and Japan, as well as a third Asian country in the last 6 months.

With clear advantages to the mobile security market, Fingerprint Cards is very active in this space. A new report on the global mobile security market has recently been published and it’s suggested that the value of the global mobile security market will reach US$3.49 billion this year.

According to the report, the mobile security market is set for substantial growth over the next five years as research shows that the increased proliferation of smart mobile devices is driving a market for complementary mobile services in management and security.

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