Fingerprint Cards signs cooperation agreement for biometric door locks
Fingerprint Cards announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding agreement regarding biometric door locks with China Synodata, a market leader of microcontrollers for door locks, and Jianfeng, an electronics provider for door locks.
The signing took place in YongKang City Hall and was hosted by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of YongKang and attended by Deputy Consul General and Head of Commercial Affairs from Consulate General of Sweden, Sebastian Magnusson. According to the announcement, the MoU was signed by Synodata CEO Haijiang Li, Jianfeng Managing Director Jianfeng Huang and Fingerprints SVP Thomas Rex.
Last week Precise Biometrics announced that its fingerprint alogorithm solution Precise BioMatch Embedded has been integrated in the Xiaomi Mijia Smart Door Lock.
In October China’s State Administration of Market Regulation issued a warning about the “hidden dangers” of smart door locks with facial recognition and recommended disabling facial recognition and instead using a multi-factor method, such as fingerprints and a password, to unlock the door.