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New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

New Smartphones From Huawei and Xiaomi Feature FPC Sensors

“In a statement announcing the new integrations, FPC said it is ‘very proud to provide world class biometrics for two new and cool smartphones…’” Two high-profile new smartphones are using fingerprint sensor technology from Fingerprint Cards, the company has announced. And they’re both from repeat customers. One of the devices is the latest addition to…

FPC Sensor Used In Another Cryptocurrency Payment Card

FPC Sensor Used In Another Cryptocurrency Payment Card

“…the integration is another example of FPC’s ongoing efforts to diversify its business pursuits beyond the saturated mobile market in which it is a well-established player.” Fingerprint Cards‘ fingerprint sensor technology is being used to secure a new cryptocurrency payment card from Hong Kong-based MeReal Biometrics. In terms of its design, the “UKey” is very…

Iris Scanning POS Uses FPC Tech

Iris Scanning POS Uses FPC Tech

A major deployment of Fingerprint Cards‘ iris scanning technology has arrived, in the form of a biometric point of sale terminal in India. Dubbed “Apnapay”, the terminal is the product of Hong Kong-based Grand Tech International Development. It allows for iris-based authentication of the customer based on Aadhaar, India’s wide-ranging biometric national ID program, thanks…

FPC Announces Cost-Optimized 4th Gen Fingerprint Sensor

FPC Announces Cost-Optimized 4th Gen Fingerprint Sensor

“FPC’s latest sensor model is a single-chip solution that the company says is suitable for square or rounded rear-mounted applications, or in a rectangular home button on the front of a mobile device.” Fingerprint Cards has announced its most affordable fingerprint sensor yet, the FPC1511. The solution was first hinted at in FPC’s latest quarterly…

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Integrated in New Phones From Moto, Meitu, Huawei and Xiaomi

Fingerprint Cards Sensors Integrated in New Phones From Moto, Meitu, Huawei and Xiaomi

“The latest integrations point to Fingerprint Cards’ continuing prominence as a supplier of fingerprint sensors to the mobile market…” Another raft of new smartphones are using biometric technology provided by Fingerprint Cards, the company has announced. The four newly revealed integrations are each with a different smartphone brand, all of which are returning customers for…

“Biometrics are Accepted as the Premium FinTech Experience” – FindBiometrics Takes Authentication to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

“Biometrics are Accepted as the Premium FinTech Experience” – FindBiometrics Takes Authentication to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

“Now that biometrics are accepted as the premium FinTech experience, we can get down to the real work,” said FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, addressing the audience for “Breaking the compromise between security and convenience” – the FindBiometrics panel at Money20/20 Europe. Focused around the concept of ‘Identity First’, the panel brought together leaders in biometrics…

FindBiometrics is Live From Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

FindBiometrics is Live From Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

FindBiometrics is in Amsterdam this week for Money20/20 Europe, where we are reporting live from the conference floor on all the biometrics and identity-centric news from what’s billed this year as “The greatest FinTech show on Earth.” This year’s Money20/20 Europe  boasts over 5000 attendees, 1500 companies, and 400 speakers from 85 countries. Already, the…

FPC Announces Further Cost Savings Measures Amid ‘Fundamental and Rapid’ Market Change

FPC Announces Further Cost Savings Measures Amid ‘Fundamental and Rapid’ Market Change

Fingerprint Cards is taking cost reductions measures to adapt to challenging market conditions, including more layoffs and write-offs of inventory. In announcing the plans, the company said it expects to reduced its workforce by 179 individuals, and that it will execute a non-cash write-off of about SEK 336 million (a little over $38 million USD)…

BRIEF: A Big Week In Mobile Biometrics

BRIEF: A Big Week In Mobile Biometrics

It has been a particularly busy week for mobile biometrics, with industry news running the gamut from security fiascos to pioneering innovations. In some ways, the week has marked the culmination of some of the biggest trends that have been underway over the past year – the rise of facial recognition, the ongoing proliferation of…

FPC Tech Featured in Xiaomi’s New Flagship Phones

FPC Tech Featured in Xiaomi’s New Flagship Phones

While the premium version of Xiaomi’s new flagship smartphone may be stealing the spotlight, Fingerprint Cards is celebrating the use of its technology in the standard Mi 8 and the budget-friendly Mi 8 SE. The company has revealed that both smartphone models feature its FPC1291 sensor, a “single-chip, single-die” solution first announced in February of…

FPC Tech Integrated Into ‘Smart Suitcase’

FPC Tech Integrated Into ‘Smart Suitcase’

Fingerprint Cards is seeing a relatively unusual application of its biometric sensor technology, with the company announcing that it has been integrated into a new suitcase from China-based luggage brand 90FUN. The latter is perhaps best known for its Puppy1 smart suitcase, which is designed to follow the user around automatically, and balance itself using…

Precise Biometrics Launches Card Solution

Precise Biometrics Launches Card Solution

“It is capable of matching a fingerprint within a Secure Element, and Precise Biometrics says it can support fingerprint sensors as small as 30mm².” Precise Biometrics has officially unveiled its new fingerprint matching algorithm solution for the smart card market, dubbed Precise BioMatch Card. It isn’t an entirely new solution, but rather an adaptation of…

FPC Searches for New CFO After Appointee Backs Out

FPC Searches for New CFO After Appointee Backs Out

Fingerprint Cards is on the hunt for a new CFO, with the individual previously slated for the position having pulled out. Previously the CFO of Commercial Finance at Mölnlycke Health Care, Pernilla Lindén was to take over the role of FPC’s CFO after the June 6th departure of Hassan Tabrizi, who filled the position on an interim…

BRIEF: The Fingerprint Sensor Market is Still Rising

BRIEF: The Fingerprint Sensor Market is Still Rising

Fingerprint sensors are now a standard feature on contemporary smartphones. Yet while they’re more popular than ever, a number of fingerprint sensor specialists have had to contend with serious market pressures in recent months, with costs in the mobile market dropping and a growing number of competitors. That doesn’t mean the fingerprint sensor market has…

Mobile Cryptocurrency Wallet Requires Biometric Card for Access

Mobile Cryptocurrency Wallet Requires Biometric Card for Access

“…the Touch xWallet offers a compelling illustration of how FPC’s biometric technology can be used in a card solution in the financial services space…” Fingerprint Cards’ biometric technology for smart cards has found its way into a novel cryptocurrency wallet solution from Korea-based SCTechOne. Called the Touch xWallet, the system combines physical hardware with a…

FPC Gets New Payment Cards Partner, Targeting Tier-Two Integrators

FPC Gets New Payment Cards Partner, Targeting Tier-Two Integrators

“Card Tech will use FPC’s T-Shape sensor module in a forthcoming dual interface card for contact-based and contactless transactions.” Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has won over another new partner in its bid for marketshare in the emerging biometric payment cards space. The company has teamed up with Italian biometric smart cards specialist Card Tech. Card Tech…

Fingerprint Cards Tech Enables Biometrics on New Phones From Moto, Smartisan and More

Fingerprint Cards Tech Enables Biometrics on New Phones From Moto, Smartisan and More

Additional smartphone integrations of Fingerprint Cards biometric technology underline the company’s continuing presence in the mobile sector. One of the new integrations concerns an increasingly popular fingerprint sensor model, the FPC1145. It was the most prominent sensor model used in a big batch of integrations announced by FPC last week, and the company has revealed…

FPC Adapts to Competitive Pressures in Q1 Update

FPC Adapts to Competitive Pressures in Q1 Update

“Fredrikson says FPC is “currently conducting a high-priority development project” on a low-cost fingerprint sensor solution, which is expected to reach the market in the second half of this year.” The same trends seen in Fingerprint Cards’ Q4 report continue in its newly published Q1 update, with competitive pressures bearing down on the biometrics specialist’s…

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