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Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: Fingerprints And Adaptation

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: Fingerprints And Adaptation

It has been four years since Touch ID popularized fingerprint biometrics on mainstream smartphones and we are now close to seeing fingerprint sensor ubiquity on mobile devices. Recent research from Acuity Market Intelligence states that there are over 500 biometric smartphone models on the market, and what’s more: they are affordable, with many landing under…

FindBiometrics Announces First Expert Webinar of 2017

FindBiometrics Announces First Expert Webinar of 2017

FindBiometrics is starting its 2017 webinar season with a bang, tackling one of the hottest topics in the tech world: Mobile biometrics. The field has come a long way from Apple’s pioneering introduction of Touch ID. Fingerprint sensors are now common and widespread smartphone features, and are starting to find their way into multi-modal solutions…

Precise BioMatch Mobile Used in Two New Xiaomi Devices

Precise BioMatch Mobile Used in Two New Xiaomi Devices

Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software is being used in two new Xiaomi devices, the company has announced. One of them is the Redmi 4X, the latest entry in Xiaomi’s Redmi line to take advantage of the Precise BioMatch Mobile system. The other is the Xiaomi Mi 5C, following previous Mi line devices like the Xiaomi Mi Mix…

Nomination Committee Proposals Hint at Precise Biometrics’ Approach to 2017

Nomination Committee Proposals Hint at Precise Biometrics’ Approach to 2017

Precise Biometrics‘ annual general meeting is a couple of months away, but the company’s nomination committee is already offering some indication of what’s in store with some proposals for the board of directors. In brief, the nomination committee is aiming for business as usual, proposing re-election of all current board members and the re-election of Torgny…

Redmi Note 4X Features Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Redmi Note 4X Features Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software has been integrated into the Redmi Note 4X, a new smartphone from Xiaomi. The device is a sequel to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4, which also made use of Precise Biometrics’ Precise BioMatch Mobile fingerprint algorithm software. Indeed, Xiaomi is a longtime integrator of Precise Biometrics software, with multiple other devices having integrated…

Precise Biometrics Paints Picture of Challenging Market in Q4 Update

Precise Biometrics Paints Picture of Challenging Market in Q4 Update

Precise Biometrics has announced its Q4 and year-end results for 2016, painting a picture of a company charging through a challenging market. For the quarter, Precise Biometrics saw consolidated net sales of SEK 25.7 million and an after-tax profit of SEK 2.7 million. For the full year, consolidated net sales reached SEK 97.2 million –…

Precise Biometrics Finalizes NexID Acquisition

Precise Biometrics Finalizes NexID Acquisition

Precise Biometrics has finalized its acquisition of NexID Biometrics, the company has announced. The deal was first unveiled in December, with Precise Biometrics announcing that it would acquire the liveness detection specialist for 32 million SEK. Only three full-time employees from NexID will join Precise Biometrics as a result of the acquisition, but much of…

Precise Biometrics Scores 17.5 Million SEK Deal

Precise Biometrics Scores 17.5 Million SEK Deal

Precise Biometrics has secured a big new licensing deal that will bring the company revenues of at least 17.5 million SEK over the next couple of years. In a statement announcing the deal, Precise Biometrics declined to name the client in question, but asserted that it’s an existing customer. The new licensing agreement replaces a…

Meitu M6s Uses Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Meitu M6s Uses Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Precise Biometrics‘ flagship mobile algorithm software is being used to power the fingerprint scanning of the Meitu M6s smartphone, the company has announced. It’s not a huge surprise, given that Precise BioMatch Mobile appears to have been used in the original Meitu M6 announced this past summer. That integration came by way of Fingerprint Cards…

Precise Biometrics Moves Forward with Private Placement

Precise Biometrics Moves Forward with Private Placement

Precise Biometrics is officially giving notice of a private placement of new shares intended to help fund its acquisition of NexID Biometrics. In a statement, the company explained that the private placement will see 14,925,373 shares offered to “a group of qualified Swedish and international investors”. The shares are being offered at a subscription price…

VKANSEE Will Bring Precise Biometrics Software to Under-Glass Sensors

VKANSEE Will Bring Precise Biometrics Software to Under-Glass Sensors

China-based fingerprint sensor maker VKANSEE has licensed Precise Biometrics’ flagship algorithm software for smartphones and tablets, Precise BioMatch Mobile. —Take Our Biometrics Year in Review Survey NOW!— In a statement announcing the agreement, Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson suggested that the biometric software would be used in under-glass deployments of VKANSEE’s optical sensors. Precise Biometrics’ longtime hardware…

Smart Cards Emerging as Key Topic at Trustech 2016

Smart Cards Emerging as Key Topic at Trustech 2016

The Trustech 2016 expo is next week, and biometric smart cards are emerging as a potential standout topic during the event. Earlier this week, NEXT Biometrics announced plans to show off its flexible biometric smart card technology at the digital security event, and it was only a couple of days later that IDEX followed suit…

Taiwan-Based OEM Launches Mobile Featuring FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech

Taiwan-Based OEM Launches Mobile Featuring FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech

“It was only a couple of weeks ago that FPC and Precise Biometrics announced the integration of the same setup – an FPC1155 running Precise BioMatch Mobile – in a device from an unnamed Taiwan-based OEM…” Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics are celebrating another smartphone integration. In statements announcing this latest deployment of their respective technologies,…

Precise Biometrics Announces Two Mobile Integrations Via Sensor Partners

Precise Biometrics Announces Two Mobile Integrations Via Sensor Partners

“While the company has risen to prominence as a biometric software supplier for the mobile market in large part through its partnership with sensor maker FPC, it has lately sought to diversify its roster of partners in a bid to expand its reach in the industry…” Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software is being used in two…

Precise Biometrics Confirms Samsung Rumors in Strong Q3 Report

Precise Biometrics Confirms Samsung Rumors in Strong Q3 Report

Precise Biometrics has issued its latest quarterly report and it’s a strong one. Perhaps the biggest news to come out of the update is CEO Håkan Persson’s confirmation that Samsung System LSI Business, with which Precise Biometrics recently entered into a licensing agreement, “is now moving into the market for fingerprint sensors” – a subject of…

Precise Biometrics Announces Licensing Agreement With Samsung

Precise Biometrics Announces Licensing Agreement With Samsung

“…Precise Biometrics says the agreement’s annual support and maintenance fee should generate revenues starting in Q4 of this year…” Precise Biometrics has just snagged what is perhaps its most high-profile client yet in the smartphone sector. It has entered into a licensing agreement with Samsung, through the latter’s System LSI Business. The deal is based…

Precise Biometrics Gets New CFO

Precise Biometrics Gets New CFO

Precise Biometrics has appointed a new CFO. Göran Thuresson will take the position starting November 9th. Thuresson joins the company from a position as CFO at gtIM AB, which he describes on LinkedIn as “an industrial company” in Sweden; and he has had other recent stints as CFO and Nordic Integration Manager with Weidmüller. Thuresson has also held…

Huawei Enjoy 6 Features FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech

Huawei Enjoy 6 Features FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech

Huawei has announced another new phone that uses biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. Called the Huawei Enjoy 6, the device features an FPC1025 sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. It’s the third Huawei device announced this month alone that features FPC and Precise Biometrics technology. In fact, the previous two, the Huawei…

Xiaomi Mi Mix is the First Smartphone to Feature FPC1235 Biometric Sensor

Xiaomi Mi Mix is the First Smartphone to Feature FPC1235 Biometric Sensor

“…the Xiaomi Mi Mix’s screen covers almost the entire front face of the device, and features an FPC1235 fingerprint sensor on its backside. It also has the distinction of being the first smartphone to feature this particular sensor model.” Xiaomi is sticking with its most trusted biometrics technology suppliers for two new smartphones. The Xiaomi…

FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech Power Credit Card’s Biometrics

FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech Power Credit Card’s Biometrics

South Korea-based card manufacturer Kona-i has launched a credit card with a built-in fingerprint sensor, and it features biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. The latter’s Precise BioMatch Embedded provides the necessary algorithm software, while an FPC sensor has been embedded for fingerprint scanning. FPC hasn’t specified the fingerprint sensor being used, but…

Precise Biometrics Tech Licensed by InvenSense for Use in Ultrasonic Sensors

Precise Biometrics Tech Licensed by InvenSense for Use in Ultrasonic Sensors

Precise Biometrics has inked a new licensing deal, this time with InvenSense, Inc., a MEMS sensor platform provider. The latter has licensed both of Precise Biometrics’ flagship algorithm software platforms, Precise BioMatch Mobile and Precise BioMatch Embedded. The deal includes annual licensing fees for the use of Precise Biometrics’ algorithms and for support, as well…

Smartisan Uses FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech in New Phones

Smartisan Uses FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech in New Phones

China-based OEM Smartisan is using biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics in two new smartphones. Called the M1 and M1L, the devices each feature an FPC1035 fingerprint sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile, Precise Biometrics’ flagship algorithm software for mobile devices. The new integrations underline both FPC’s and Precise Biometrics’ continuing momentum in the…

Honor 8 Smart Uses Precise BioMatch Mobile

Honor 8 Smart Uses Precise BioMatch Mobile

Precise Biometrics‘ flagship algorithm software is being used in Huawei’s Honor 8 Smart mobile device. It’s another integration that comes by way of Fingerprint Cards, whose FPC1025 fingerprint sensor is being used in the device. The biometric software, Precise BioMatch Mobile, has found its way into a wide range of smartphones through FPC, including numerous…

SK Telecom Launches First Smartphone Featuring FPC Biometrics

SK Telecom Launches First Smartphone Featuring FPC Biometrics

Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics have a new customer in the mobile market. SK Telecom has incorporated their biometric technologies into its new smartphone, the Luna S. For FPC’s part, the company’s FPC1145 sensor is being used to enable fingerprint scanning. In a statement announcing the integration, the company highlighted the sensor’s “3D pixel sensing…

Precise BioMatch Mobile Software Ships on New Handheld

Precise BioMatch Mobile Software Ships on New Handheld

Precise Biometrics’ flagship algorithm software, Precise BioMatch Mobile, is being used in a new device. In a statement announcing the integration, Precise Biometrics declined to name the client in question, calling it only “a Chinese vendor”. But the company did reveal that the integration came by way of Synaptics, which announced this week that its…

Oppo Maintains Biometric Setup On New Handset

Oppo Maintains Biometric Setup On New Handset

Oppo is back with another new smartphone using biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. The Oppo A59s features an FPC1245 sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile, Precise Biometrics’ algorithm software for mobile devices. It’s a biometric setup that seems to appeal to Oppo, which used the same sensor and software for previous devices including…

Xiaomi’s New Mi Max Prime Features an FPC Sensor

Xiaomi’s New Mi Max Prime Features an FPC Sensor

A longstanding, repeat customer of Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics is using their technology again. Xiaomi’s new Mi Max Prime features an FPC1035 fingerprint sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. It’s the latest device in Xiaomi’s Mi line of smartphones, with the OEM having recently nabbed some headlines with the announcement that its Mi…

Image Match Design Inc. Licenses Precise BioMatch Software Platforms

Image Match Design Inc. Licenses Precise BioMatch Software Platforms

A Taiwan-based sensor maker is Precise Biometrics’ newest client. Image Match Design Inc. has licensed both of Precise Biometrics’ major biometric algorithm software platforms, Precise BioMatch Mobile and Precise BioMatch Embedded. The agreement includes annual licensing and support fees, and a per-unit fee, with Precise Biometrics anticipating that it will start seeing revenues from the…

Latest Xiaomi Device Features FPC Biometric Sensor

Latest Xiaomi Device Features FPC Biometric Sensor

Xiaomi has launched a new iteration in its Redmi line of smartphones, and is once again drawing on technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics to power its biometric capabilities. Called the Redmi 3S Plus, the device features an FPC1035 sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. It’s the same FPC fingerprint sensor model used…

FPC and Precise Biometrics Get New Smartphone Client: BQ

FPC and Precise Biometrics Get New Smartphone Client: BQ

Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics have a new client in the mobile market. China-based BQ has integrated the companies’ biometric technologies into its new BQ Aquaris U Plus smartphone. The device is using an FPC1035 sensor, the same Fingerprint Cards sensor model recently integrated into Nubia’s Z11 Black Gold and 360’s Q5 and Q5+ smartphones.…

New Xiaomi Device Features Under-Glass Fingerprint Sensor: Reports

New Xiaomi Device Features Under-Glass Fingerprint Sensor: Reports

Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics technologies are once again being used in a new Xiaomi smartphone — but this isn’t just any regular integration. While Xiaomi’s Mi 5s Plus device features an FPC1035 fingerprint sensor—the same model that has been used in a number of other mobile devices—it has evidently been embedded under the glass display of the device,…

Precise BioMatch Mobile Powers ZUK Z2 Plus Fingerprint Biometrics

Precise BioMatch Mobile Powers ZUK Z2 Plus Fingerprint Biometrics

Precise Biometrics‘ flagship mobile algorithm software is being used in another new device from ZUK. The Lenovo-owned smartphone brand’s ZUK Z2 Plus launched this week in India, and offers fingerprint scanning using Precise BioMatch Mobile. The same software was used in the original ZUK Z2 and its ZUK Z2 Rio follow-up this past summer. And…

Latest Mobile Integration Adds to Busy Month for FPC

Latest Mobile Integration Adds to Busy Month for FPC

“This latest integration follows a busy week for Fingerprint Cards, which appears to be in the midst of some serious business planning.” Biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics has been incorporated into a new smartphone from a Taiwan-based OEM. In statements announcing the integrations, the companies said that the new device features an…

FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech Featured on Taiwanese Smartphone

FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech Featured on Taiwanese Smartphone

“This latest smartphone integration maintains strong momentum for both companies as each has announced a string of others over the last several weeks.” A new smartphone from a Taiwan-based OEM features biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics, though the handset manufacturer is currently unnamed in press communiques. In separate statements announcing their respective integrations,…

Precise Biometrics Chief Financial Officer Announces Departure

Precise Biometrics Chief Financial Officer Announces Departure

Precise Biometrics‘ Chief Financial Officer is stepping down, the company has announced. Tommy Nilsson originally took on the role on an interim basis, after previous CFO Bo-Göran Jaxelius unexpectedly announced his departure from the company in April of last year, citing family reasons. Having taken the position that May, Nilsson was officially made Precise Biometrics’ permanent CFO the…

Fingerprint Cards Tech Integrated into Multiple New Smartphones

Fingerprint Cards Tech Integrated into Multiple New Smartphones

FPC biometric fingerprint sensors have been integrated into three new smartphones, one of which is the Motorola Moto Z Play. Fingerprint Cards (FPC) technology has been integrated into a few new smartphones. First off, the company has announced that its FPC1145 sensor has been incorporated in two new phones from “an OEM in Japan”, which…

LG X Fast Features FPC Fingerprint Sensor

LG X Fast Features FPC Fingerprint Sensor

LG has launched a new smartphone, and is once again taking advantage of biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics to enable fingerprint scanning on the device. The LG X Fast features and FPC1035 sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. It’s the exact same setup as that used in LG’s X Mach device…

Latest Redmi Device Continues Line’s Biometrics Tech Trend

Latest Redmi Device Continues Line’s Biometrics Tech Trend

Xiaomi has launched a new Redmi device, and it once again uses biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. While the most recent Redmi device, the Redmi Pro, featured an FPC1245 sensor model, the new Redmi Note 4 returns to the same model used in the Redmi 3X and Redmi 3S devices—an FPC1035. And…

Japan-Based Rugged Smartphone Uses FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech

Japan-Based Rugged Smartphone Uses FPC, Precise Biometrics Tech

A Japan-based rugged smartphone maker is taking advantage of biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics to enable fingerprint scanning on its newest device. In statements announcing the integration, both FPC and Precise Biometrics declined to name the OEM in question. But FPC did specify that its FPC1140 sensor model has been integrated into…

360 Q5 and Q5+ Use Precise BioMatch Mobile Tech

360 Q5 and Q5+ Use Precise BioMatch Mobile Tech

Precise Biometrics technology is helping to power the biometric capabilities of new devices from China-based smartphone maker 360. The Q5 and Q5+ both feature fingerprint sensors running the company’s Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. It’s another integration to arrive with the help of longtime hardware partner Fingerprint Cards, whose FPC1035 fingerprint sensor is being used…

New Huawei Devices Use Tech From FPC, Precise Biometrics

New Huawei Devices Use Tech From FPC, Precise Biometrics

“…Huawei remains one of FPC’s most loyal clients, with the sensor maker having specifically highlighted it, among a few other smartphone OEMs, in its recent corporate update.” The biometric capabilities of more new Huawei smartphones are once again being powered by technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. The new P9 Lite and Gr5 each feature…

Strong Mobile Market Continues to Lift Precise Biometrics

Strong Mobile Market Continues to Lift Precise Biometrics

Precise Biometrics has issued its corporate update for the second quarter and first half of the year. For the quarter, the company saw net sales of SEK 21.9 million, and after-tax profit of SEK 4.4 million. For the year so far, net sales amounted to SEK 46.1 million, and profit after tax reached SEK 10.7…

New Huawei MediaPad Uses FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech

New Huawei MediaPad Uses FPC and Precise Biometrics Tech

Another new mobile device from China-based OEM Huawei – the Huawei MediaPad T2 7.0 – is using Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics technology. Like the MediaPad M2, Huawei’s new MediaPad T2 7.0 sports an FPC fingerprint sensor—in this case, the FPC1145 model. It’s the same sensor model that was used in Huawei’s Honor 7 and Honor 7i devices, which recently…

FPC, Precise Biometrics Technologies Return in ZUK Z2 Rio

FPC, Precise Biometrics Technologies Return in ZUK Z2 Rio

Lenovo is once again using Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics technology for the biometric capabilities of a new ZUK smartphone. The ZUK Z2 Rio features an FPC1155 sensor running Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. It’s essentially the same configuration used in the previous version of this smartphone, the original ZUK Z2. In fact, since the…

Qualcomm Licenses Precise Biometrics Tech

Qualcomm Licenses Precise Biometrics Tech

“…Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson called Qualcomm Technologies ‘a leader in the mobile industry,’ adding that the partnership ‘will help further strengthen our position as a leader in fingerprint software.’” Precise Biometrics has entered into a licensing agreement with Qualcomm Technologies, which has licensed the former’s Precise BioMatch Mobile biometric algorithm software. The deal is based…

Gionee Sticks with Precise Biometrics Software for Mobile Biometrics

Gionee Sticks with Precise Biometrics Software for Mobile Biometrics

Precise Biometrics software is being used to power the biometric scanning capabilities of Gionee’s latest pair of smartphones. Called the M6 and M6 plus, the devices are sequels to Gionee’s M5 Plus and M5 Enjoy, announced late last year. Like the new devices, those smartphones also used Precise Biometrics’ Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. Also…

New 360 Device Uses Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

New 360 Device Uses Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Precise Biometrics’ flagship algorithm software platform has been integrated in the latest device from smartphone OEM 360. As with so many other smartphone integrations, this latest comes by way of Fingerprint Cards, with the 360 N4S incorporating an FPC1035 sensor. It’s the same sensor model used in the F4, 360’s debut smartphone launched earlier this…

Betterlife Licenses Both of Precise Biometrics’ Flagship Software Platforms

Betterlife Licenses Both of Precise Biometrics’ Flagship Software Platforms

Precise Biometrics has announced a new licensing agreement, this time with Betterlife. While Precise Biometrics’ licensing deals are usually for its flagship Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software for smartphones, and sometimes for its Precise BioMatch Embedded technology for other devices, this new agreement entails both offerings. The deal is based on an initial fee for…

Precise Biometrics Announces Another Mobile Integration Via Synaptics

Precise Biometrics Announces Another Mobile Integration Via Synaptics

This latest Precise Biometrics-Synaptics integration comes quickly after another collaborative effort announced in May. Precise Biometrics‘ flagship software algorithm technology has been integrated into another major smartphone, this time via a Synaptics fingerprint sensor. In a statement announcing the integration, the company declined to name the latest “leading Chinese vendor” to have opted for Precise…

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