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Fingerprint Cards gets ramp order for biometric touch sensors

Fingerprint Cards has just received the first ramp order of US$2.75 million (SEK 18M) for its FPC 1020 sensor, related to…


Google’s Nexus 6 to include an embedded fingerprint sensor: insider

Google’s upcoming Nexus 6 smartphone could come with an embedded fingerprint sensor, according to prevailing rumors. Reported in Android Geeks,…


FPC publishes interim report, CEO calls Q1 ‘stronger than expected’

Fingerprint Cards has issued an interim report for the first quarter of 2014 and according to the company’s CEO, the quarter…


Fingerprint Cards gets pre-ramp production order for touch sensors

Fingerprint Cards has just received an initial pre-ramp purchase order, worth US$ 600k (SEK 4M) for its FPC 1020 touch sensor….


Apple vs Samsung – battle for the biometric smartphone market begins in earnest – Round 2014

Apple vs. Samsung.  Who will dominate the smartphone market for 2014? Will anyone else get a look in? The imminent…


No scanner needed for new Diamond Fortress Android fingerprint authentication app

Diamond Fortress Technologies has announced a new app that uses rear-facing cameras in Android devices to authenticate users by fingerprint. Called…


Fingerprint Cards gets new VP of customer projects and announces new smartphone with FPC sensor

Fingerprint Cards has announced the appointment of a new VP of customer projects, along with the launch of a new smartphone…


Embedded fingerprint sensor rumored for LG’s upcoming G3 smartphone

Reports have surfaced to suggest LG’s new smartphone – the G3 – will include a fingerprint sensor. On Wednesday, the…


Fingerprint Cards gets first design win for 1020 touch sensor

Fingerprint Cards has announced that its new FPC 1020 mobile touch sensor has just won its first major design win from…


Top consumer biometric gadgets for 2013

It’s this time of year that the term “gadget” gets thrown around quite a bit. “Gifts for the gadget-lover on…

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