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OPPO A79 Features FPC1228 Fingerprint Sensor

OPPO A79 Features FPC1228 Fingerprint Sensor

A new sensor model from Fingerprint Cards is getting its debut in a newly announced OPPO smartphone: The OPPO A79 features an FPC1228 fingerprint sensor. Part of the FPC1200 series first launched in early 2016, the sensor is designed for implementation under a glass or ceramic surface. Fingerprint Cards says the new FPC1228 is its…

FPC Deployments Make Way for Big Screens on Xiaomi Handsets

FPC Deployments Make Way for Big Screens on Xiaomi Handsets

“Both devices’ fingerprint sensors have been deployed on the rear to make room for a large, 18:9 aspect ratio display.” Xiaomi has launched a new pair of devices in its Redmi line of smartphones, and as usual they feature biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards. The new Redmi 5 features an FPC1035 fingerprint sensor, the same…

FPC’s Sensor Brings Fingerprint Biometrics To Honor V10

FPC’s Sensor Brings Fingerprint Biometrics To Honor V10

Huawei has officially launched its new Honor V10 smartphone, and it once again features biometric fingerprint scanning thanks to Fingerprint Cards technology. While the device sports a large, 18:9 aspect ratio screen – a key trend in today’s smartphone market – it still has a little room at the bottom of its front face for…

FPC Says Beijing Watertek Takeover is Unlikely

FPC Says Beijing Watertek Takeover is Unlikely

A Beijing firm has approached Fingerprint Cards about a possible takeover, but FPC says such a deal is unlikely. The suitor, Beijing Watertek, reportedly sent a letter to FPC’s head management this week outlining plans for the potential acquisition, with a source close to the Chinese firm leaking the information to Sweden’s Dagens Industri publication.…

Meitu V6 Smartphone Features an FPC1235 Fingerprint Sensor

Meitu V6 Smartphone Features an FPC1235 Fingerprint Sensor

Meitu is once again using a Fingerprint Cards sensor in a new smartphone: The Meitu V6 features an FPC1235. It’s the same sensor model used in Meitu’s previous couple of devices – the M8 launched at the start of summer, and the T8 smartphone announced closer to the start of the year. The sensor model…

IDEMIA’s F-Code Solution To Use FPC’s T-Shape Fingerprint Sensor Module

IDEMIA’s F-Code Solution To Use FPC’s T-Shape Fingerprint Sensor Module

“For FPC, the partnership represents the latest major step into the emerging biometric payment cards market after the company joined two major payments industry alliances and announced a new partnership with NXP Semiconductors last month.” Fingerprint Cards has teamed up with IDEMIA to collaborate on biometric payment cards. The companies have announced that IDEMIA’s F-Code…

FPC Joins China-Focused Internet Finance Authentication Alliance

FPC Joins China-Focused Internet Finance Authentication Alliance

“In a statement announcing its membership, FPC noted that IFAA’s standard includes biometric authentication based on facial, fingerprint and iris recognition.” Fingerprint Cards has joined a major authentication standards group focused on the APAC region and particularly the China market. The Internet Finance Authentication Alliance (IFAA) was founded in 2015 by major companies including Samsung,…

Fingerprint Cards Board Member Resigns Amid Industry Shift

Fingerprint Cards Board Member Resigns Amid Industry Shift

A member of Fingerprint Cards Board of Directors has resigned. In a statement announcing Michael Hallén’s departure from the board, FPC explained that his decision to step down is “due to an increasing heavy workload and changed working conditions where the operational duties have intensified.” The company added that Hallén also serves as CEO of Vizrt Group AS, and…

BitVault Smartphone Features ActiveIRIS Tech From FPC

BitVault Smartphone Features ActiveIRIS Tech From FPC

Fingerprint Cards‘ biometric technology is being used in two new smartphones targeting niche markets. One of the devices comes from Razer, a company focused on offering hardware and software specifically aimed at gamers. Its new Razer Phone features an UltraMotion display offering 120 Hz refresh rates, Dolby ATMOS sound with dual amplifiers, and a 4,000…

Japanese Smartphone Features FPC’s Iris and Fingerprint Biometrics

Japanese Smartphone Features FPC’s Iris and Fingerprint Biometrics

A new smartphone features both fingerprint and iris scanning capabilities care of Fingerprint Cards technology. In a statement announcing the integrations, FPC declined to name the client in question, referring to it as “a leading Japanese manufacturer.” The company also indicated that the client’s new device is the first to feature both an FPC fingerprint sensor…

In-Display Fingerprint Sensors, Iris Scanning Solution Among FPC Technology Update Bombshells

In-Display Fingerprint Sensors, Iris Scanning Solution Among FPC Technology Update Bombshells

Fingerprint Cards held a ‘Technology Update’ today in which the company outlined several major new developments. Addressing a topic that has seen a rising amount of buzz across the biometrics industry, the company asserted that its smart card technology “is attracting considerable and growing interest,” adding that the smart cards market is now moving “into…

FPC and NXP Semiconductors Work Together on Biometric Payment Cards

FPC and NXP Semiconductors Work Together on Biometric Payment Cards

Fingerprint Cards and NXP Semiconductors are working together on contactless, biometric payment cards, the companies have announced. The collaboration will revolve around combining NXP’s Secure Elements technology with FPC’s biometric fingerprint sensor technology. The resulting technology will enable secure, on-card fingerprint authentication, with no need for an embedded battery; and the biometric payment cards will…

New Phones From OPPO and ZTE Feature FPC Sensors

New Phones From OPPO and ZTE Feature FPC Sensors

“These latest announcements are the latest in a flurry of integration activity with respect to Fingerprint Cards sensors.” Fingerprint Cards has announced two new smartphone integrations this week with two different OEMs: OPPO’s new F5 smartphone uses an FPC1035 sensor, while ZTE’s Axon M features an FPC1145. Listen to our live Money20/20 interview with Thomas…

INTERVIEW: Thomas Rex, SVP, Fingerprint Cards at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Many of the biggest names in the biometrics industry have converged in Las Vegas this week for Money20/20, not the least of which is Fingerprint Cards. The company has established itself as one of the biggest suppliers of fingerprint sensors for the mobile industry, and has reported an almost constant stream of smartphone integrations over…

FPC to Talk Smart Cards, IoT and Iris in ‘Technology Update’

FPC to Talk Smart Cards, IoT and Iris in ‘Technology Update’

Fingerprint Cards is preparing a ‘technology update’ for November 1st, inviting interested individuals to tune in to a webcast starting at 14:00 CET (9:00 AM EST). Accordingly, the November 1st update will cover Fingerprint Cards’ “core business capacitive sensors”, according to a statement announcing the webcast; and it will offer “up-to-date information on new segments…

Huawei Honor 9i and Nova 2i Smartphones Use FPC Sensors

Huawei Honor 9i and Nova 2i Smartphones Use FPC Sensors

Two more new smartphones are using Fingerprint Cards (FPC) sensors for their fingerprint scanning capabilities. Both are from Huawei. One, the Nova 2i, is a mid-range smartphone aimed primarily at the Malaysia market. The other is the Honor 9i, a kind of sequel device to the Honor 9 launched earlier this year, and is aimed at…

Huawei Honor WaterPlay Tablet Features FPC Sensor

Huawei Honor WaterPlay Tablet Features FPC Sensor

Huawei is using a Fingerprint Cards sensor in another new offering in its Honor line of mobile devices. The Honor WaterPlay features an FPC1145 fingerprint sensor. It’s a tablet device, and as the name suggests, its IP67-rated water resistance is a key marketing point. Other features of the tablet include a 10.1″ QXGA display, a…

Huawei Honor 7X Featured FPC1028 Sensor

Huawei Honor 7X Featured FPC1028 Sensor

“FPC says it’s the company’s most cost-efficient sensor yet, and Huawei is evidently enthusiastic about the offering…” Huawei is about to launch another device in its Honor line of smartphones, and has once again gone with Fingerprint Cards technology for the device’s biometric capability. Fingerprint Cards has announced that the Huawei Honor 7X features an…

FPC1075 Sensor Featured in Two New Smartphones For ‘Major OEM’

FPC1075 Sensor Featured in Two New Smartphones For ‘Major OEM’

“News of the integrations comes after multiple other recent announcements of FPC smartphone integrations with clients including Huawei and Vivo.” A big-name smartphone maker is taking advantage of Fingerprint Cards‘ new FPC1075 sensor model in two new smartphones. In a statement announcing the integrations, FPC declined to name the client in question, referring to it…

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