Fingerprint Cards: FPC Awarded First Mobile Phone Design Win in Third Asian Market

STOCKHOLM: Fingerprint Cards’ (STO:FINGB) swipe sensor technology has won its first mobile phone design win (DW) from a mobile phone manufacturer in a third Asian market.

Fingerprint Cards has earlier announced multiple mobile phone design wins in Japan and China, and is now proud to announce its first DW for mobile phones in a third Asian country. This DW is for a smartphone on a Qualcomm platform that is scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2013. FPC expect additional phone models featuring FPC’s swipe sensor technology to be launched by the same customer during 2013 and 2014. Due to the prevailing competitive situation, the mobile phone manufacturer wants to remain anonymous until further notice.

Johan Carlström, President and Chief Executive Officer of FPC, comments: “We are delighted to announce this first major DW in this strategically important market. Due to our world-leading capacitive fingerprint technology, image quality and power consumption, FPC is now established as the leading alternative for fingerprint sensors in smartphones and tablets. We expect a number of additional design wins in this country as well as in other parts of Asia during the months ahead.”

9436_fingerprint-cards_fingerprintcardslogoAbout 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 (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 March 18, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.

Contacts: Fingerprint Cards AB (publ), Johan Carlström, CEO, +46 (0) 31-60 78 20,