Precise Biometrics launches fingerprint algorithm for Android

August 23, 2013 - 

Precise Biometrics has just launched a new fingerprint algorithms designed for embedding fingerprint verification software on Android phones.

Specifically, the new BioMach Mobile will be offered to mobile device manufacturers and component providers for development.

According to the company, BioMatch is based on the top ranked algorithms in NIST’s Ongoing MINEX and MINEX II evaluations. It works with all major sensors in the market – both swipe and area – and has been enhanced for mobile use.

Reported previously, Fingerprint Cards recently entered into a licensing agreement for Precise’s BioMatch algorithm to embed in its fingerprint sensors.

“This product complete­­­­­­s our offering to the mobile market. Based on the expectation that fingerprint sensors will become a standard component on smart devices over the next 3 years, we offer a very competitive product with high performance, offering a better user experience to more people – the key to success within this business,” Thomas Marschall, CEO at Precise Biometrics said. “We consider the fact that Fingerprint Cards chooses to integrate our technology with their sensors as a confirmation of the high potential in the segment for mobile embedded fingerprint technology.  Together with our existing products such as Tactivo and our mobile development toolkits, we are now able to offer a complete range of products that address mobile security issues on all types of devices for a very broad range of requirements.”

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