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Fingerprint Cards to Supply Area Sensor to Chinese Bank

The Sweden-based provider of biometric technology solutions, Fingerprint Cards has announced that its distributor in China has placed an additional order worth over SEK 20 million.

The order has been placed for the internet banking segment by Hardware and Software Technologies and Fingerprint Cards will deliver its FPC1011F area sensor during 2011 and 2012. This will allow the company to expand further into the personal identification market segment.

The FPC1011F sensors will be delivered to one of the largest banks in China where it will be integrated into the identification units. The bank aims at expanding its services to include internet banking services to its customers and its employees. The availability of the biometric units to the customers will create a large market opportunity since the unique service hasn’t been launched in many regions.

The Chief Executive Officer of Fingerprint Cards, Johan Carlström stated that the implementation of the biometric solution and its availability to end customers has opened up several opportunities in other regions as well.

Fingerprint Cards advances, fabricates and retails biometric technology, which, by investigation and harmonizing an individual’s unique fingerprint, attests the person’s identity. The technology comprises biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used individually or collectively. The competitive benefits of FPC’s technology include exclusive image quality, high robustness, low power consumption and absolute biometric systems. Due to these advantages and the capability to realize tremendously low production costs, the technology can be put into operation in volume products, such as mobile telephones and smart cards, which induce exceptionally exacting demands on these features. Areas such as IT, Internet security and access control can also exploit. FPC’s technology



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