Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received its second Design Win (DW) for its swipe sensor technology from one of Japan’s leading and most innovative mobile phone manufacturers. The initial volume is estimated at minimum one million mobile phones and the first model launch is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. Due to the competitive situation, the mobile phone manufacturer wants to remain anonymous for the time being.
Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments: “We are happy and proud to announce our second DW for mobile phones in Japan and the third globally in just two months. Due to FPC’s world-leading capacitive fingerprint technology, image quality and low power consumption we have seized the position as the leading alternative for fingerprint sensors in mobile phones and tablets. Feedback from several leading Japanese mobile phone manufacturers and from a number of other ongoing negotiations demonstrates that FPC is at the very cutting edge. We are continuously working hard to build upon this foundation and to expand our leading position in the market for smartphones and tablets. We expect multiple additional DW:s in the coming months”
About Fingerprint Cards AB (publ)
Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) markets, develops and produces biometric components and technologies that through the analysis and matching of an individual’s unique fingerprint verify the person’s identity. The technology consists of biometric sensors, processors, algorithms and modules that can be used separately or in combination with each other. The competitive advantages offered by the FPC’s technology include unique image quality, extreme robustness, low power consumption and complete biometric systems. With these advantages and the ability to achieve extremely low manufacturing costs, the technology can be implemented in volume products such as smart cards and mobile phones, where extremely rigorous demands are placed on such characteristics. The company’s technology can also be used in IT and Internet security, access control, etc. Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm (FING B) and has its head office in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act (2007:528) and the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was issued for publication on December 14, 2012, at 08:00 a.m.
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