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Goodix Responds to FPC Patent Lawsuit

Goodix Responds to FPC Patent Lawsuit

“Notably, the companies’ characterizations of the allegation itself differ in one important way.” Goodix has responded to Fingerprint Cards‘ recent allegation of patent infringement, asserting in a statement that FPC’s lawsuit filed with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court “is without merit.” The Shenzhen-based company added that “it will vigorously defend itself” against the allegation. Notably,…

FPC Alleges Patent Infringement Against Goodix

FPC Alleges Patent Infringement Against Goodix

Fingerprint Cards has filed a complaint with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court over alleged patent infringement by Shenzhen based Goodix Technology Co. In announcing the complaint, FPC offered few details concerning its specific allegations against Goodix, explaining only that “some of the fingerprint sensing chips” sold by Goodix violate one of FPC’s patents. In appealing…

FPC Launches Fingerprint Sensor Module for Cars

FPC Launches Fingerprint Sensor Module for Cars

“Millions already enjoy the added convenience and security of biometrics in other areas, and we are now ready to enable this in their vehicles as well.” – Thomas Rex, VP, Fingerprint Cards Fingerprint Cards has taken its first major step toward the automotive market, announcing a new biometric module designed specifically for vehicular integrations. Called…

Three New OPPO Smartphones Feature Biometrics from FPC

Three New OPPO Smartphones Feature Biometrics from FPC

OPPO has launched three new smartphones, and they all feature fingerprint sensors from Fingerprint Cards. The highest-profile new integration is in the F9, a new smartphone that offers extremely fast charging as its key selling point, with OPPO claiming the phone can support two hours of talk on a five-minute charge. It also features a…

Fingerprint Cards Announces Sensor Integrations with Xiaomi, Moto

Fingerprint Cards Announces Sensor Integrations with Xiaomi, Moto

“News of the latest integrations comes as Fingerprint Cards continues to promote its forthcoming FPC1511 fingerprint sensor.” Fingerprint Cards‘ biometric technology is being used in two new smartphones, the company has announced: Moto’s Z3, which features an FPC1145 fingerprint sensor; and Xiaomi’s POCO F1, featuring an FPC1291 sensor model. Both companies are repeat customers of…

FPC Highlights Low-Cost Sensor, Biometric Cards at MWC Shanghai

FPC Highlights Low-Cost Sensor, Biometric Cards at MWC Shanghai

“Fingerprint Cards says the FPC1511 is likely to see commercial launches later this year or in early 2019.” While a lot of news came out of the recently concluded Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, those in the mobile biometrics industry were likely paying close attention to what Fingerprint Cards had to say about its FPC1511…

Unikeys Announces Biometric Cryptocurrency Card

Unikeys Announces Biometric Cryptocurrency Card

Unikeys has officially announced its UKey cryptocurrency card. In form, it’s shaped like any other regular payment card. But it’s designed to host multiple popular cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, and Litecoin. What’s more, it features an embedded fingerprint sensor. Once a user’s fingerprint data has been registered and stored in the card’s Secure…

FPC Sensors Used in New Blackberry Smartphones

FPC Sensors Used in New Blackberry Smartphones

“In the Evolve and Evolve X, the sensors are rear-mounted, supporting biometric user authentication together with a face unlock system. “ Fingerprint Cards biometric technology is being used in a new pair of smartphones from Blackberry licensee Optiemus Infracom. The Indian company’s new phone, the Evolve, is a budget offering, priced at about $365, and…

Fingerprint Cards Reports Stabilizing Sales in Q2 2018 Update

Fingerprint Cards Reports Stabilizing Sales in Q2 2018 Update

Fingerprint Cards issued its Q2 update today, with the report depicting the continuation of trends seen in its last quarterly result. Revenues for the quarter came in at SEK 389.9 million, a decrease of 53 percent year-over-year. FPC also continued to see a net loss, which amounted to SEK 467.9 million, compared to a loss…

FPC Sets Date for Highly Anticipated Q2 Update

FPC Sets Date for Highly Anticipated Q2 Update

Fingerprint Cards has set a date for its Q2 update, which will arrive on July 19th. The company will issue its Q2 report at 7:00am CET, followed by a webcast and telephone conference at 9:00am CET. In announcing its plans for the Q2 update, FPC offered no hints about what it would entail, but it’s…

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)…

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