Fingerprint Cards tops Sweden Technology Fast 50 again

Fingerprint Cards is the first company to take first place for two consecutive years in Deloitte’s independent ranking of Sweden’s fastest growing technology companies, the Sweden Technology Fast 50. Fingerprint Cards saw growth of 6,858 percent. The company’s line of touch sensors come in 55 smartphone models with 23 different manufacturers. The company was founded in 1997 and is listed on the LargeCap list since 2016. Fingerprint Cards is the first company ever in the Swedish ranking’s fourteen-year history that

Fingerprint Cards joins Internet Finance Authentication Alliance

Fingerprint Cards has been accepted as a member of the China-focused Internet Finance Authentication Alliance (IFAA). According to a statement from the Swedish biometrics company, the IFAA aims to achieve a more simple, more accurate way to verify the identity of humans based on fingerprint, face, iris biometric authentication methods. IFAA cooperates with device vendors, chipset vendors, algorithm vendors, security vendors, standard institution, certification organizations to together create a verification technology ecosystem, mutual benefit and common innovation, and jointly promote

Fingerprint Cards board member resigns

Michael Hallén, Fingerprint Cards’ board member, has resigned from the board of the Swedish biometrics company. Hallén, President and CEO of Vizrt Group AS and Chairman of the Board of Paxport AB, resigned due to an increasing heavy workload and working conditions. The board remains in full decision power. In other company news, the new Smartisan Nut Pro2 features Fingerprint Cards’ touch sensor FPC1272, which is designed exclusively to be mounted under a layer of glass or ceramics. The FPC1272

New deployments of FPC fingerprint and iris technology

The BitVault blockchain phone, which recently launched in London, is powered by Fingerprint Cards’ ActiveIRIS and the FPC1028 touch fingerprint sensor. The BitVault is a secure communication device providing a range of blockchain services such as messaging, banking, calling, document transfer, media vault as well as a secure blockchain developer platform. According to an FPC statement, with FPC1028’s maximum biometric performance combined with ActiveIRIS iris recognition, and NFC technology, the BitVault is the most secure device on the market for

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Are stock indices ready for a pullback? As markets continue to trade near record highs some suggest there are signs the trend could be at an end. One analyst pointed out the S&P 500 recently

Fingerprint Cards delivers technology update presentation

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has delivered its ‘Technology Update’ in Stockholm, Sweden, which covered the company’s core business, capacitive sensors in smartphones, as well as updated information on new segments and technologies such as smartcards, IoT (Internet of Things) and iris. Christian Fredrikson, CEO, was joined on stage by Vivek Khandelwal, VP of product and business functions and Farzan Ghavanini, senior manager of transducer technology development. During the presentation, FPC provided an update on new applications and technologies with a focus on

New smartphone features FPC iris recognition and fingerprint sensor technology

Fingerprint Cards‘ ActiveIRIS and FPC1145 touch sensor are featured in a new smartphone from a leading Japanese manufacturer marking the Swedish biometrics company’s first commercial launch with multi modalities. ActiveIRIS combines advanced iris recognition software and simple, inexpensive secure camera reference hardware to provide iris recognition on a mobile device. The system is also certified for use with Aadhaar, India’s national biometric identity system. ActiveIRIS was developed by Delta ID, a company Fingerprint Cards acquired in June. The FPC1145 touch

Fingerprint Cards working with NXP on biometric payment card technology

Fingerprint Cards announced that it is working with NXP Semiconductors on its new high performing contactless, biometric payment cards. NXP’s secure fingerprint authentication solution for cards does not require a battery and easily fits into standard card maker equipment as part of the broader payment ecosystem. Cards with fingerprint authentication are fully compliant with existing EMVCo POS systems. “We chose Fingerprints’ sensor technology as they are a leader in fingerprint sensors with market proven leading edge performance in power consumption

Fingerprint Cards tech featured in OPPO F5, ZTE Axon M

OPPO’s first full-screen smartphone, the F5, recently launched featuring Fingerprint Cards‘ FPC1035 touch sensor. The two companies have worked together for more than 3 years. According to a company statement, the FPC1035 offers the industry’s lowest power consumption and supports programmable wake-up functionality and #D pixel-sensing technology. The Swedish biometrics company also announced that its FPC1145 sensor is featured in the new ZTE Axon M smartphone, integrated into the power button on the device’s slim side. The FPC1145 allows 360-degree

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Markets continue to trade near record highs. Why this continues to be the case was the subject of an interesting letter released this past week by controversial, high-profile New York-based hedge fund manager David Einhorn,