Fingerprint Cards collaborates with two new module houses, announces new integration

Fingerprint Cards announced partnerships with two new Chinese module houses, Fingerchip and A-Kerr (SPEED). “The quality standards and requirements are very high among the module houses,” commented Ted Hansson, senior vice president, Business Line Mobile, Fingerprint Cards. “This collaboration is a testimonial of Fingerprints’ industry-leading technology and how strong our trademark is in China.” Fingerprint Cards expects these partnerships to further strengthen its position in Asia. The company now collaborates with more than ten module houses, the majority of which

FPC touch sensor featured in Qiku’s new smartphone

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced that its FPC1245 touch sensor is featured in Qiku’s new smartphone, the 360 F5. “We’re always happy to see new customer devices launched,” commented Ted Hansson, senior vice president, Business Line Mobile at Fingerprint Cards. “This launch is a result of our increased focus on Tier 2 and Tier 3 offering. This product is particularly important as it is the first device based on Spreadtrum platform, with a fingerprint sensor from Fingerprints. Spreadtrum is a major

Fingerprint Cards announces new deployments

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has delivered what it calls a ‘world’s-first’ deployment of a fingerprint sensor in a keyboard on the BlackBerry KEYone. At this year’s MWC it was revealed that, through a close collaboration between BlackBerry’s hardware team and FPC, touch sensor FPC1145 is integrated in the space key on the BlackBerry KEYone. The KEYone combines BlackBerry’s security hardened Android OS with FPC’s small form factor fingerprint sensor and advanced software technology for lightning fast authentication. “Fingerprints congratulates BlackBerry and

Precise Biometrics, FPC fingerprint tech featured in Redmi Note 4X

Xiaomi has launched its Redmi Note 4X mobile device featuring Fingerprint Cards (FPC) FPC1035 sensor and Precise Biometrics‘ Precise BioMatch Mobile. The FPC1035 sensor supports FPC OneTouch, letting you unlock the device with a simple touch. Precise BioMatch Mobile is an algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices. The patented hybrid algorithm solution is optimized for small fingerprint sensors and platforms with limited processing power and memory space. Also announced, Meitu has launched its T8 mobile device featuring the

IDEX ASIC platform suited for contactless biometric card applications

IDEX has completed development of its next generation ASIC for off-chip touch sensors, which will be the foundation for a range of new flagship products and solutions the fingerprint technology firm will launch starting this year. “Our new ASIC has the smallest footprint of any chip we have ever introduced, while simultaneously delivering an impressive combination of enhanced performance and reduced power consumption at an extremely attractive price point direct from foundry,” explained Dr Hemant Mardia, IDEX CEO. “Designed to

Fingerprint Cards’ FPC1035 sensor featured in the Meitu M6s

The recently launched Meitu M6s smartphone features Fingerprint Cards‘ FPC1035 sensor. Last month, it was revealed that the Redmi 4, Lenovo Moto M and Coolpad Note 3S mobile devices also feature the FPC1035 sensor. FPC was recently announced the winner of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) program and received the award for fastest-growing technology company in Europe 2016.

FPC takes first place in the 2016 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has been announced the winner of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) program and has received the award for fastest-growing technology company in Europe 2016. Last month, FPC was announced the winner in Deloitte’s annual Sweden Technology Fast 50, a cross-industry ranking of technology companies in Sweden. Fingerprint Cards took first place with a growth rate of 28,126%. The average growth among the companies ranked this year was 1,408%. Previously reported, FPC announced

Fingerprint Cards reports revenue guidance of approaching $1 billion for 2017

Fingerprint Cards expects its revenues to reach 7,500-9,500 MSEK ($816M-1.03B USD) in 2017, according to guidance communicated as part of its Capital Markets Day on Thursday. The company expects its operating margin for the coming year to be at least 35 percent. The growth strategy of Fingerprint Cards includes possible investment and moves into smart cards, other segments including PCs, IoT and automotive sensors, and industrial and medical hardware, as well as possible M&A opportunities. As sensor penetration in the

Fingerprint Cards fined by Nasdaq Stockholm

The Disciplinary Committee of Nasdaq Stockholm has found that Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has breached Nasdaq Stockholm’s regulations and, accordingly, has imposed a fine on the fingerprint technology company corresponding to two times the annual fee paid by FPC to Nasdaq Stockholm. The decision in its entirety is available on Nasdaq’s website: “We take a serious view of these events and have naturally taken the criticism leveled at the company’s information disclosure practices on board,” said Christian Fredrikson, CEO of Fingerprint

FPC releases ultra-thin touch fingerprint sensors for smartcards

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has launched a new series of fingerprint touch sensors designed specifically to be integrated into smart cards. The FPC1300 series is the company’s first offering which enables fingerprint touch sensors to be integrated into applications where the thinness of the sensor is essential, such as smart cards. Fingerprint Cards has a go to market plan for this segment and has several strategic partners, some of which have been showcased to the markets recently and, according to a